golliwog


gol·li·wog

noun \ˈgä-lē-ˌwäg\

Definition of GOLLIWOG

1
:  a grotesque black doll
2
:  a person resembling a golliwog

Variants of GOLLIWOG

gol·li·wog also gol·ly·wog or gol·li·wogg \ˈgä-lē-ˌwäg\

Origin of GOLLIWOG

Golliwogg, an animated doll in children's fiction by Bertha Upton †1912 American writer
First Known Use: 1895

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