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 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 The school has also filed for trademarks for the names of football coaches Urban Meyer and Woody Hayes for use on clothing, toy figurines and bobblehead dolls. Allen Kim, CNN, "Ohio State University wants to trademark the word 'The'," 14 Aug. 2019 The first 40,000 fans in attendance will receive a Fernando Valenzuela bobblehead doll. Mike Digiovanna, Los Angeles Times, "Struggling Dodgers reliever Dylan Floro heads to injured list," 19 July 2019 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

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First Known Use of bobblehead doll

1963, in the meaning defined above

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9 Mar 2020

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“Bobblehead doll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bobblehead%20doll. Accessed 7 Apr. 2020.

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