bobblehead doll

noun
bob·ble·head doll | \ˈbä-bəl-ˌhed- \

Definition of bobblehead doll 

: a doll having a head that makes repeated bobbing movements

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The Miami Hurricanes’ Turnover Chain has its own song, it’s been replicated on countless T-shirts, and now the most viral jewelry in college football history has its own bobblehead doll. David Selig, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Miami Hurricanes' Turnover Chain now has its own bobblehead," 11 May 2018 The doctor said kids bodies are like bobblehead dolls and when they are hit, even by someone their size, their brains rattle around. Suzanne Baker, Naperville Sun, "Naperville Park District latest to add flag football as parents' fear of concussions grows," 5 May 2018 The big draw for fans young and old alike will be the Jimmie Johnson bobblehead doll available to the first 30,000 fans through the door ahead of Sunday's race. Prescotte Stokes Iii, star-telegram, "Can you hear me now? Good! Because improvements are waiting for fans at Texas Motor Speedway | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 2 Apr. 2018 While wood blocks crack, heads nod and wobble like the tops of bobblehead dolls. Brian Seibert, New York Times, "Review: With ‘Dougla,’ Dance Theater of Harlem Recalls Past Glory," 8 Apr. 2018 That’ll include a spot where fans can take a photo with a larger than life-sized bobblehead doll. Prescotte Stokes Iii, star-telegram, "Can you hear me now? Good! Because improvements are waiting for fans at Texas Motor Speedway | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 2 Apr. 2018 That's when the first 30,000 fans through the door can get Johnson’s bobblehead doll ahead of the O'Reilly Auto Parts 500. Prescotte Stokes Iii, star-telegram, "30,000 Jimmie Johnson bobbleheads will be up for grabs at the O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 2 Mar. 2018 The robot, which looks like a cross between a desk lamp and a bobblehead doll, sits on a stand next to an Android tablet. Eoin O'carroll, The Christian Science Monitor, "18 bright ideas for 2018, from flying taxis to companion robots," 24 Dec. 2017 The Marlins have not said what will happen for fans who had tickets to the weekend’s Marlins Park games, including Sunday’s scheduled Christian Yelich bobblehead doll giveaway. Tim Healey, Sun-Sentinel.com, "After Hurricane Irma, Marlins' weekend home series against Brewers moved to Milwaukee," 13 Sep. 2017

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1963, in the meaning defined above

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