golliwog golliwog

Definition(s):

  • (n) a grotesque black doll

Usage(s):

  1. Shirley MacLaine is an adorable golliwog in green lingerie and inky wig; her flamboyant self-assurance is the perfect foil for the bumbling Lemmon.
  2. His logo is a grinning golliwog.

Quotes

  1. LONDON (AFP) — The daughter of former British premier Margaret Thatcher called a French tennis star a "froggy golliwog guy", a BBC presenter said Saturday, in the first full account of how a sensitive race row flared.
    on Feb 6, 2009 By: Margaret Thatcher Source: AFP

  2. Campbell, who kicked and spat at police when they tried to remove her from a flight bound for Los Angeles, told Sky News: "I was called a racial name on that flight and that was part of my reaction." "I was called a 'golliwog supermodel' - I...
    on Jun 22, 2008 By: Naomi Campbell Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. When he sees a wounded Sikh on the North West Frontier, Churchill describes him as "a tragic golliwog".
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Winston Churchill Source: Independent

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