Definition of Gollywogs

1. Noun. (plural of gollywog) ¹



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Definition of Gollywogs

1. gollywog [n] - See also: gollywog

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gollywogs

gollers
gollied
gollies
golliwog
golliwogg
golliwoggs
golliwogs
gollop
golloped
golloping
gollops
gollumish
golly
gollying
gollywog
gollywogs (current term)
goloe-shoe
goloe-shoes
golomyanka
golomyankas
golosh
goloshe
goloshed
goloshes
goloshing
golp
golpe
golpes
golps
goltschut

Literary usage of Gollywogs

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1. Roosevelt's Religion by Christian Fichthorne Reisner (1922)
"They had been reading the adventures of the gollywogs, and Kermit, drawing an analogy, commented about Joseph, "Well, I guess he was simple, ..."

2. Rutland Barrington, a Record of Thirty-five Years' Experience on the English by Rutland Barrington (1908)
"... later by The gollywogs, an effort to get away from bird and animal life, and a very successful one at that, becoming so popular as to necessitate ..."

3. Theodore Roosevelt's Letters to His Children by Theodore Roosevelt (1919)
"The subject was Joseph, and just before reading it they had been reading Quentin's book containing the adventures of the gollywogs. ..."

4. Queer Things about Egypt by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen (1911)
"... flying donkey- boy before him, are all lost in admiration of his stately pose. The "gollywogs" shows extreme tourists surrounded by little fuzzy-wuzzy ..."

5. My Brother, Theodore Roosevelt by Corinne Roosevelt Robinson (1921)
"... felt as if I looked like one of those limp dolls with dangling legs, carried around by small children, like Mary Jane in the ' gollywogs,' for instance. ..."

6. Pilgrims to the Isles of Penance: Orchid Gathering in the East by Talbot Clifton, Violet Mary Beauclerk Clifton (1911)
"... creatures of this dead wood are small amphibious fish, rather bigger than the tadpole, with extraordinary bulging eyes like weird little gollywogs. ..."

7. From School to Stage by Phyllis Dare (1907)
"... first engagement I had very little to do indeed, except " look" the part of the " girl babe" and sing a pretty duet, "The gollywogs," with the boy babe. ..."

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