One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A trademark for: a flat, rectangular pastry with a sweet filling (typically a fruit preserve), intended to be heated in a toaster.
1960s; earliest use found in The Mansfield News Journal. From pop + tart.
Pop Tart/ˈpɒp tɑːt/
A (usually female) pop star regarded as having a sexually provocative image.
1980s; earliest use found in Life. From pop + tart, punningly after Pop Tart.
pop tart/ˈpɒp tɑːt/
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