Definition of poupée in English:

poupée

noun

  • A puppet, an automaton; a doll.

Origin

Mid 18th century (in an earlier sense). From French poupée doll, childish person, mannequin for clothes or hats, pretty woman, apparently from an unattested post-classical Latin form *puppa + French -ée. Compare Old Occitan popada, pupada.

Pronunciation

poupée

/puːˈpeɪ//ˈpuːpeɪ/