poppet

noun pop·pet \ ˈpä-pət \

Definition of poppet

1 a Midland : doll
b obsolete : marionette
2 chiefly British : dear
3 a : an upright support or guide of a machine that is fastened at the bottom only
b : a valve that rises perpendicularly to or from its seat

Examples of poppet in a Sentence

  1. a scruffy old poppet that had once belonged to my great grandmother

Origin and Etymology of poppet

Middle English popet — more at puppet


POPPET Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of poppet for English Language Learners

  • —used to talk in a loving way to or about a child


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