Poppy vs Popsy - What's the difference?

poppy | popsy |


As a proper noun poppy

is , a flower name used since the end of the 19th century.

As a noun popsy is

(informal) grandfather or popsy can be (uk|slang|dated) a girl.

poppy

English

(wikipedia poppy)

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Noun

(poppies)
  • Any plant of the species Papaver , with crumpled often red petals and a milky juice.
  • A bright red colour, tinted with orange, like that of the poppy flower.
  • (chiefly, British, Canada) A simple artificial poppy worn in the buttonhole to remember the fallen in the two World Wars, especially around Remembrance Sunday.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=November 10 , author=Jeremy Wilson , title= England Under 21 5 Iceland Under 21 0: match report , work=Telegraph citation , page= , passage=With such focus from within the footballing community this week on Remembrance Sunday, there was something appropriate about Colchester being the venue for last night’s game. Troops from the garrison town formed a guard of honour for both sets of players, who emerged for the national anthem with poppies proudly stitched into their tracksuit jackets.}}
    Derived terms
    * California poppy * celandine poppy * corn poppy * field poppy * Flanders poppy * Iceland poppy * matilija poppy * opium poppy * Oriental poppy * Poppy Day * poppy red * poppyseed, poppy seed * poppycock * poppyhead * prickly poppy * Shirley poppy * tall poppy * tall poppy syndrome * Welsh poppy
    See also
    * * creamcups * eschscholzia * opium * swallowwort

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of a bright red color, tinted with orange, like that of the poppy flower.
  • Etymology 2

    Diminutive of (m).

    Noun

    (-)
  • An affectionate nickname given to a father or grandfather, or a male authority figure standing in a similar position.
  • Etymology 3

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    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • (music) In the style of pop music.
  • Etymology 4

    .

    Adjective

    (en-adj)
  • Having a popping sound.
  • popsy

    English

    Etymology 1

    Noun

    (head)
  • (informal) grandfather
  • Etymology 2

    Noun

    (popsies)
  • (UK, slang, dated) A girl.
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