Why do British say poppet?

What is a poppet British?

1a Midland : doll. b obsolete : marionette. 2 chiefly British : dear. 3a : an upright support or guide of a machine that is fastened at the bottom only.

What does puppet mean in Britain?

puppet in British English

(ˈpʌpɪt ) noun. a. a small doll or figure of a person or animal moved by strings attached to its limbs or by the hand inserted in its cloth body.

What is the meaning of Popit?

(ˈpɑpɪt) noun. a usually plastic bead that can be connected to or detached from others of the same kind without hooks or clasps, used to form necklaces, bracelets, etc.

What part of speech is poppet?

POPPET (noun) definition and synonyms | Macmillan Dictionary.

What does poppet mean in Australia?

A young woman or girl.

Are poppets still sold?

A salted fudge caramel variety was made available in 2021. Whilst 150 gram sharing sized bags can now be bought, Poppets remain best known for their box. Larger 145 gram boxes are also available.

What is a British term of endearment?

British terms of endearment: ‘Sweetheart‘, ‘love’, ‘darling’…

What’s a popper toy?

An eye popper, rubber popper or hopper popper is a popular children’s toy. It consists of a small, dome-shaped piece of rubber or similar material resembling a half of a rubber ball; the shape of a smile is often imprinted on the dome.

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Does pop mean Dad?

Both the Oxford English dictionary and Merriam Webster give the definition of “pop” (singular) to mean “father” in an informal manner and give “pops” to be the plural form of pop, thus “fathers”. If I am not mistaken, however, many Americans seem to use “pops” in a singular sense to call their own fathers.