popeye

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See also: Popeye and pop-eye

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

pop +‎ eye

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Noun[edit]

popeye (countable and uncountable, plural popeyes)

  1. (medicine) Exophthalmia.
  2. Coryphaenoides cinereus (syn. Macrurus cinereus), a deep sea fish.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From E. C. Segar's fictional cartoon character.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔpɑi/
  • Hyphenation: po‧peye

Noun[edit]

popeye m (plural popeyes, diminutive popeyetje n)

  1. a short, strong man