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  • noun Plural form of popsy.


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  • Councillor Michael Foote criticised the magazine for what he called "its rapid alternation between succulent popsies on one page and oleo-graphs of saints on the next," and Councillor Mrs Caroline Goulton-Constable thought "Picture Post" had been "quite a reasonable paper" when it was first brought out but now it was "just rubbish."

    From the archive, 17 January 1956: Succulent Popsies Not for Oxford 2012

  • The writer Michael Kinsley, sardonically noting the extent to which press organizations that used to invite prominent government officials to be their guests at Washington's ritual spring press banquets now prize guests whose fame rests on their notoriety as popsies, lawbreakers and figures of general unsavoriness, sums up the mindless, annual post-banquet boast as: "We had Hitler at our table!"

    The Art Of The Snub 2008

  • They didn't want their fellow officers to see the vulgarity of their choice, so they invented a rule that the officers 'enclosures were for men only, which effectively silenced their popsies' pleas to be taken. '

    In The Frame Francis, Dick 1976

  • 'Most of the officers' popsies that you see are in the ranks.

    The Breaking Wave Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960 1955

  • Most of the popsies that had come my way were ornamental young women from the ops room, or in radar.

    The Breaking Wave Shute, Nevil, 1899-1960 1955

  • On the other, those engines powering the boats 'winches will replace one of the most memorable parts of the sport after the suntans, the champagne and the gorgeous popsies. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph 2010

  • I say, one would never credit what one of the little WAAF popsies said the other day.

    Army Rumour Service 2010

  • I say, one would never credit what one of the little WAAF popsies said the other day.

    Army Rumour Service 2010

  • Consumer electronics not being consumed enough Pixel perfect popsies

    The Inquirer 2009

  • Both places were full of titled guests invited (or commanded, rather) by Kralta, and we drove in sleighs and skated and tobogganed and revelled by evening and pleasured by night, and it was Vienna in the Arctic, with the Prince always on hand, bland and affable as ever with his popsies around him (one of 'em a new bird, an Italian, who'd replaced the garrulous blonde, no doubt on Kralta's orders) and it was all such enormous fun that I was heartily sick of it.

    Watershed 2010


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