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 Synonyms

Synonyms
action figure, dolly, doll [Midland], puppet
Related Words
rag doll; figure, figurine; handpuppet, marionette

POPPET Defined for English Language Learners

poppet

noun

Definition of poppet for English Language Learners

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



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