Definition of Kewpie doll™ noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Kewpie doll™

; NAmE
(also Kewpie)
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a US make of child's doll with a fat, happy face, big eyes and a curl of hair on the top of its head. The name comes from Cupid, the god of love. Kewpie dolls were in the past often given as prizes for games of skill at fairs. They were first sold in 1913.