Lollipop Definition

lŏlē-pŏp
lollipops
noun
lollipops
A piece of hard candy fixed to the end of a small stick; sucker.
Webster's New World
A confection consisting of a piece of hard candy attached to the end of a small stick.
American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Lollipop

Noun

Singular:
lollipop
Plural:
lollipops

Origin of Lollipop

  • Perhaps from dialectal lolly tongue (from loll to dangle the tongue) pop or from Romani (British dialect) loli phabai red apple, candy apple lolo, loli red (from Middle Indic lohita-) (from Sanskrit) (from loha- red reudh- in Indo-European roots) phabai apple (of Indic origin) (Torwali (Dardic language of northwest Pakistan) babaí)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Perhaps from dialectal lolly tongue (from loll to dangle the tongue) pop or from Romani (British dialect) loli phabai red apple, candy apple lolo, loli red (from Middle Indic lohita-) (from Sanskrit) (from loha- red reudh- in Indo-European roots) phabai apple (of Indic origin) (Torwali (Dardic language of northwest Pakistan) babaí)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from Angloromani lollipobbul ("candy apple").

    From Wiktionary

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