golliwog

noun gol·li·wog \ ˈgä-lē-ˌwäg \
variants: or less commonly gollywog or golliwogg

Definition of golliwog

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

Origin and Etymology of golliwog

Golliwogg, an animated doll in children's fiction by Bertha Upton †1912 American writer


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