or pop·pet, pop-it

[ pop-it ]

  1. a usually plastic bead that can be connected to or detached from others of the same kind without hooks or clasps, used to form necklaces, bracelets, etc.

Origin of poppit

First recorded in 1955–60; from the verb phrase pop it

Words Nearby poppit

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How to use poppit in a sentence

  • Mrs. poppit was a climber: that was what she was, and Miss Mapp was obliged to confess that very nimble she had been.

    Miss Mapp | Edward Frederic Benson
  • Suddenly she saw that Mrs. poppit was wearing on her ample breast a small piece of riband with a little cross attached to it.

    Miss Mapp | Edward Frederic Benson
  • “The young man who got into the car at the station was no more the Prince of Wales than you are,” said Mrs. poppit shrilly.

    Miss Mapp | Edward Frederic Benson
  • Even as she looked, Mrs. poppit and Isabel crossed the yard into the waiting-room and ticket-office.

    Miss Mapp | Edward Frederic Benson
  • Mrs. poppit transferred her gaze to the wistaria that grew over the steps up to the garden-room.

    Miss Mapp | Edward Frederic Benson