• IPA: /ˈpɒ.pɪt/

poppet (plural poppets)

  1. (informal, term of endearment) An endearingly sweet or beautiful child.
  2. (informal, term of endearment) A young woman or girl.
    Come 'ere, poppet!
  3. The stem and valve head in a poppet valve.
  4. A doll (such as a voodoo doll) made in witchcraft to represent a person, used in casting spells on that person.
  5. (nautical) One of certain upright timbers on the bilge ways, used to support a vessel in launching.
  6. (engineering) An upright support or guide fastened at the bottom only.

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