/ (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
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Word Origin for Kewpie Doll
C20 kewpie, perhaps from Cupid
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