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noun [C] uk   /ˈpɒp.ɪt/ us    /ˈpɑː.pɪt/ UK informal
a person, especially a child, that you like or love: [as form of address] Come on, poppet, it's time for bed. Oh, Becky's a real poppet - such a sweet girl.People having good qualities
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