Definition of moppet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

moppet

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmɒpɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmɑːpɪt//
 
(informal)
 
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an attractive small child, especially a girl Word Origin early 17th cent.: from obsolete moppe ‘baby or rag doll’ + -et.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: moppet