popsy

[ pop-see ]
/ ˈpɒp si /

noun, plural pop·sies.British Informal.

a girl or young woman.

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Origin of popsy

1860–65; generic use of a term of endearment, probably pop(pet) + -sy
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British Dictionary definitions for popsy

popsy
/ (ˈpɒpsɪ) /

noun plural -sies

old-fashioned, British slang an attractive young woman

Word Origin for popsy

C19: diminutive formed from pop, shortened from poppet; originally a nursery term
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