trademark — used for a small chubby doll with a topknot of hair

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  • Kewpie — Babypuppe Die Kewpie oder auch Kewpie Doll ist eine Puppe. Der Name leitet sich vom römischen Gott Cupido ab. Geschichte Bekannt wurde sie zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts als sie erstmals 1913 in Ohrdruf in Thüringen hergestellt wurde. Die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kewpie — ☆ Kewpie [kyo͞o′pē, kyo͞o′pē ] [altered < CUPID] trademark for a chubby, rosy faced doll with its hair in a topknot n. [k ] KEWPIE DOLL …   English World dictionary

  • kewpie — 1909, American English, coined by their illustrator, Rose C. O Neill (1874 1944), as an altered form of a diminutive of CUPID (Cf. Cupid) …   Etymology dictionary

  • kewpie — noun A doll of the Kewpie brand, or any similar doll or depiction …   Wiktionary

  • kewpie — [ kju:pi] (also kewpie doll) noun (trademark in the US) a type of doll characterized by a large head, big eyes, chubby cheeks, and a curl or topknot on top of its head. Origin early 20th cent. (orig. US): from Cupid, the name of the Roman god of… …   English new terms dictionary

  • kewpie — /ˈkjupi/ (say kyoohpee) noun Colloquial a female prostitute. {rhyming slang, kewpie doll moll1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Kewpie — /kyooh pee/, Trademark. a brand name for a small, very plump doll with a topknot, usually made of plaster or celluloid. * * * …   Universalium

  • Kewpie — Kew•pie [[t]ˈkyu pi[/t]] trm Trademark. a small, plump doll with a topknot …   From formal English to slang

  • Kewpie — n. a small chubby doll with wings and a curl or topknot. Etymology: CUPID + IE …   Useful english dictionary

  • Kewpie doll (toy) — Kewpie dolls and figurines are based on comic strip like illustrations by Rose O Neill that appeared in Ladies Home Journal in 1909. The small dolls were extremely popular in the early 1900s. They were first produced in Ohrdruf, a small town in… …   Wikipedia

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