popsy

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

pops +‎ -y

Noun[edit]

popsy (plural popsies)

  1. (informal) Grandfather.
  2. (informal) Father.
    • 2013, Eric Bishop-Potter, Dear Popsy: Collected postcards of a private schoolboy to his father, Troubador Publishing, page 51,
      Dear Popsy,
      I need your help. Mother writes that if I don't return the leg immediately she will come to the school and take it by force. You must stop her, Popsy.

Etymology 2[edit]

From poppet?

Noun[edit]

popsy (plural popsies)

  1. (UK, slang, dated) A girl.
    • 1943, H. E. Bates, There's Something in the Air
      Pilots are often interested in nothing but popsies, kites, and beer.

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