English version

golliwog in Toys topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgolliwoggol‧li‧wog /ˈɡɒliwɒɡ $ ˈɡɑːliwɑːɡ/ noun [countable]  DHTa child’s doll made of cloth, which looks like a man with a black face, white eyes, and short black hair. Golliwogs are considered offensive to black people and you should not use this word.
Examples from the Corpus
golliwogThe only apparent relief from chess were two dolls and a golliwog on Judit's bunk bed.Robertson's jams, now owned by Rank Hovis MacDougall, will no longer have a golliwog on their labels.It's a little sad, like an old golliwog at the bottom of the cupboard.