- a girl or young woman.
Origin of popsy
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Examples from the Web for popsy
When bigger and better lies are told, we tell them, don't we, Popsy?Dearest
Henry Beam Piper
"Popsy said you wouldn't come, but I knew you would," she sighed.Bunch Grass
Horace Annesley Vachell
People quite jumped in their chairs, and Popsy, Lady Ramsgate, gave a little scream.
In practising the war-dance of the Umgaroos, Popsy twirled her weapon too wide and struck the girl on the head.
“Now do hold its dear little tongue, and go to its popsy,” said Mrs Scholtz tenderly.The Settler and the Savage
- old-fashioned, British slang an attractive young woman
C19: diminutive formed from pop, shortened from poppet; originally a nursery term
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