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gol·li·wog

or gol·li·wogg  (gŏl′ē-wŏg′)
n.
A doll fashioned in grotesque caricature of a black male.

[After Golliwog, a doll character in books by Bertha Upton (1849-1912), British-born American author, and her daughter, Florence Upton (1873-1922), American-born British illustrator.]

golliwog

(ˈɡɒlɪˌwɒɡ) or

golliwogg

n
a soft doll with a black face, usually made of cloth or rags
[C19: from the name of a doll character in children's books by Bertha Upton (died 1912), US writer, and Florence Upton (died 1922), US illustrator]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.golliwog - a grotesque black doll
doll, dolly - a small replica of a person; used as a toy
Translations

golliwog

[ˈgɒlɪwɒg] N (Brit) → muñeco m negrito

golliwog

nNegerpuppe f (neg!); to look like a golliwogeine Negerkrause haben (neg!)
References in classic literature ?
At six o'clock, carrying four Teddy-bears, seven photograph frames, five golliwogs, and a billiken, Clarence went home to tell the news to his parents.
Wilcox's vitality was low that morning, and it was Margaret who decided on a horse for this little girl, a golliwog for that, for the rector's wife a copper warming-tray.
Far-right groups are angry over the Advertising Standards Authority banning a Dorset gift shop from promoting tea towels featuring golliwogs and the logo English Freedom.
GOLLIWOGS are "a reminder of the enslavement of black people" and should not be for sale, says a Welsh equality organisation.
We don't use golliwogs, I never leave my initials at the bottom of something and we don't have a shop at our conferences.
Look at the golliwogs in noddy; they were portrayed as mean, criminal troublemakers and were the "baddies".
POLICE are hunting three youngsters who dressed up as golliwogs for a summer parade.
London, May 11 ( ANI ): Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson, who is currently in hot water over his alleged use of the 'n-word', reportedly used to sell controversial golliwogs made by his family's firm.
In which series of children's books have golliwogs been replaced by goblins for the TV versions?
We market the golliwogs basically to stick two fingers up to the establishment".
The Golliwogs -- blackfaced residents of Golly Town who had come under fire for representing racial stereotypes -- have been left out of the celebrations.
It is ludicrous to talk about banning books with pictures of pigs in them, or banning golliwogs lest they offend.