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Kewpie Doll

/ (ˈkjuːpɪ) /
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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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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?

Word Origin for Kewpie Doll

C20 kewpie, perhaps from Cupid
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