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Definition of "kewpie" []

  • A small, fat-cheeked, wide-eyed doll with a curl of hair on top of the head. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "kewpie" in a sentence
  • "Mary Bancroft, one of his operatives in Switzerland, thought he looked more like a “kewpie doll” than a glamorous spymaster."
  • "I had to know what the label said on the bottle Upper-Right kewpie was holding."
  • "Kewpies have always been in m life, my parents had kewpie bride & groom on their wedding cake! every time I was sick (I had double pppneumonia 4 times) I ate Jell-o and played with my kewpie dolls!"