Meaning of “golliwog” in the English Dictionary

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"golliwog" in British English

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golliwognoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡɒl.i.wɒɡ/ us /ˈɡɑː.li.wɑːɡ/ also golly UK old-fashioned

a child's toy made of soft material, in the form of a small man with a black face and stiff black hair, now often considered offensive to black people

(Definition of “golliwog” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)