bobblehead doll

noun
bob·​ble·​head doll | \ ˈbä-bəl-ˌhed- How to pronounce bobblehead doll (audio) \

Definition of bobblehead doll

: a doll having a head that makes repeated bobbing movements

Examples of bobblehead doll in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nothing has quite stood the test of time like the bobblehead doll. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, "Dr. Anthony Fauci, Tua Tagovailoa bobbleheads are a thing; Here’s how to get them," 27 Apr. 2020 There are bobblehead dolls, with Leonoudakis passing around tiny sculptures of the generation-spanning Clayton Kershaw, Randy Johnson and Tom Seaver. Los Angeles Times, "Column: Fighting the ravages of Alzheimer’s and dementia with the beauty of baseball," 27 July 2019 Between picks — while off screen to everyone but McKenna and the production staff — Goodell took joy in moving his Mike Ditka bobblehead doll to different spots throughout the room. Tom Green | Tgreen@al.com, al, "Meet the Auburn grad and behind-the-scenes star who saved the NFL Draft," 28 Apr. 2020 Also a weathered Dodgers cap, two dozen Dodgers bobblehead dolls, a Fearsome Foursome autographed jersey, and a framed photo of Kobe Bryant guarding LeBron James. Los Angeles Times, "Column: Celebrating the life and mourning the death of a sports fan," 22 Apr. 2020 On what would have been opening night for the minor leagues, the JetHawks would not have given away T-shirts or bobblehead dolls. Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles Times, "Coronavirus might have robbed a baseball team of its farewell season," 9 Apr. 2020 Fans who attended Game 1 of the NL Division Series against the Washington Nationals received a free Cody Bellinger bobblehead doll. Los Angeles Times, "Column: Dodgers must be bold in acquiring players necessary to win a World Series," 11 Oct. 2019 The gift shop features DVDs of Reagan’s movies from his Hollywood days, bobblehead dolls, old Time magazine covers featuring the 40th president and other memorabilia. Madeline Buckley, chicagotribune.com, "Troubled times at Ronald Reagan’s boyhood home in Dixon, Ill.: ‘We cannot keep bleeding money’," 14 Sep. 2019 The casual fans might come to collect a bobblehead doll of Cody Bellinger, the best player on the Dodgers. Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles Times, "Behind the story: Getting a look at baseball’s future while exploring its past," 17 Sep. 2019

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1963, in the meaning defined above

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“Bobblehead doll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bobblehead%20doll. Accessed 22 Apr. 2021.

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