Origin of polka dot
OTHER WORDS FROM polka dotpolka-dotted, polka-dot, adjective
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How to use polka dot in a sentence
Many of those items, like cups and saucers made from Fire King jadeite glass and mixing bowls decked out in cheery polka dots, are still collectible today.Want to Start Collecting Vintage Pyrex? You’ve Got Competition.|Amy McCarthy|July 9, 2021|Eater
Choose from many cute designs and patterns, including strawberries, astronauts, penguins, flowers, polka dots, superheroes, and more.Best weighted blanket: Sleep like a baby with our comfy bedding picks|PopSci Commerce Team|February 12, 2021|Popular-Science
Shrubs and small trees dot a parched landscape along the road from Turbat to the border.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Above the notes of praise is a small photo of Guerin wearing a polka dot tie and pocket square, staring at you like a sociopath.
May is seen smiling in a suit and red bowtie with white polka dots in his profile photo.
It was there, in small type, hosted on some dot-edu domain, looking the way websites did in the mid-1990s.
Picasso, with his polka-dot shirt and clashing tie attempted an air of bravado, but lost confidence by the minute.
Though Caroline only brought with her a dot of forty thousand francs, she stood for what was better still, immense possibilities.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
A dot or two, sometimes only one, sometimes as many as five, are thrown in as a rough way of indicating the features.Children's Ways|James Sully
Typical "segmenters" present a ring of rounded segments or spores, each with a small, dot-like chromatin mass.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
Across his shoulder he carried a bundle knotted into an old red handkerchief with a polka spot.
A handkerchief, once red, with polka spots, contained a ragged flannel shirt and a stocking-heel tied with a piece of tape.
British Dictionary definitions for polka dot
- a fabric or pattern with such spots
- (as modifier)a polka-dot dress