golliwogg
noun see golliwog

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  • Golliwogg — The Golliwogg (later Golliwog ) is a rag doll like, children s literary character created by Florence Kate Upton in the late 19th century.The Golliwogg was inspired by a blackface minstrel doll Upton had as a child in America. At one point it was …   Wikipedia

  • Golliwogg — Uptons Golliwog, publiziert 1895. Golliwog (auch: Golliwogg) ist eine Kinderbuchfigur der britischen Illustratorin Florence Upton mit schwarz gefärbtem Gesicht und schwarzen abstehenden Haaren. In Uptons Buch The Adventures of two Dutch Dolls and …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • golliwogg — /gol ee wog /, n. (sometimes cap.) 1. a grotesque black doll. 2. a grotesque person. Also, golliwog. [1890 95; after the name of a doll in an illustrated series of children s books by Bertha Upton (d. 1912), U.S. writer, and Florence Upton (d.… …   Universalium

  • golliwogg — noun (The original spelling in 1895 had the double g.) …   Wiktionary

  • golliwogg — gol·li·wogg || gÉ‘lɪwÉ‘g / gÉ’lɪwÉ’g n. (Offensive term) golliwog, grotesque cotton doll in the form of a black man with stiff black hair (relatively unknown in the U.S.A); black faced African caricature that was created in the late 1800 s …   English contemporary dictionary

  • golliwogg — gol·li·wogg …   English syllables

  • golliwogg — gol•li•wogg or gol•li•wog [[t]ˈgɒl iˌwɒg[/t]] n. (sometimes cap.) 1) a grotesque black doll 2) a grotesque person • Etymology: 1890–95; after the name of a doll in an illustrated series of children s books by Bertha Upton (d. 1912), U.S. writer,… …   From formal English to slang

  • golliwogg — noun a grotesque black doll • Syn: ↑golliwog • Hypernyms: ↑doll, ↑dolly * * * noun see golliwog * * * /gol ee wog /, n. (sometimes cap.) 1. a grotesque black doll …   Useful english dictionary

  • Children's Corner — Golliwogg’s Cake walk: das ragtimeartige Thema Children’s Corner (engl. „Kinderecke“) ist ein Werk des französischen Komponisten Claude Debussy; der Untertitel lautet Petite Suite pour Piano seul (frz. „Kleine Suite für Klavier allein“).… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Children’s Corner — Golliwogg’s Cake walk: das ragtimeartige Thema Children’s Corner (englisch, zu deutsch „Kinderecke“) ist ein Werk des französischen Komponisten Claude Debussy; der Untertitel lautet Petite Suite pour Piano seul (französisch, zu deutsch „Kleine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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