Kewpie Doll

/ (ˈkjuːpɪ) /

noun US and Canadian

trademark a doll having rosy cheeks and a curl of hair on its head
(often not capitals) any brightly coloured doll, commonly given as a prize at carnivals

QUIZZES

HEED THE VOX POPULI, AND TAKE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Test your memory on these verbal firecrackers from the week of June 29 to July 5!
Question 1 of 7
anchorite

Word Origin for Kewpie Doll

C20 kewpie, perhaps from Cupid
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012