bobblehead

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noun bob·ble·head \ˈbä-bəl-ˌhed\
variants: or

bobblehead doll

Definition of bobblehead

plural

bobbleheads

or

bobblehead dolls

  1. :  a doll having a head that makes repeated bobbing movements when touched or moved Her desk is covered in bobbleheads and tchotchkes. — Lauren Collins, New Yorker, 22 June 2009 There are lobster T-shirts and lobster bobblehead dolls and inflatable lobster pool toys and clamp-on lobster hats with big scarlet claws that wobble on springs. — David Foster Wallace, Gourmet, August 2004 During five home games this season the team gave away bobblehead dolls of its 2005–06 starters. … — Michael Farber, Sports Illustrated, 21 Feb. 2011

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1963

First Known Use of bobblehead

1963


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