Definition of 'poppy'
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Example sentences containing 'poppy'
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The policy was as flawed as destroying poppy fields to fight the war on drugs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The red poppy is a symbol of remembrance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Keep wearing the poppy for our heroes and let our football team wear the poppy on their kit. The Sun (2016)He added:'The players would all love to show their respects by wearing the poppy. The Sun (2016)But wearing a poppy on a football shirt is not some age-old, essential part of remembrance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Wales and Northern Ireland have decided not to wear poppies at all this weekend for fear of a fine or possible points deduction. The Sun (2016)England and Scotland are likely to face sanctions over the wearing of poppies, and the throwing of objects on to the pitch. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I wear my poppy on September 17 each year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Not one poppy was to be seen. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Wearing the red poppy is not compulsory. The Sun (2015)They can choose whether or not to wear the poppy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Three of his sketches were drawn under fire while sitting in a sewage ditch in a poppy field. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Buying a poppy or planting a cross in the remembrance field means we are doing a little bit for them. The Sun (2011) Selling poppies on a chilly day. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The opium poppy is also larger. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Plus, they come in a range of poppy colours and punchy prints. The Sun (2014)All the ceramic poppies have now been sold online for 25 each. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is cool, gorgeous and a fantastic deep poppy colour. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Each class has made a poppy wreath and they will lay them at the war memorial on Friday. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Better than the ceramic poppies? The Sun (2014)I wear the poppy in memory of all the people who gave their lives so that we can walk around freely today. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I've bought one of the poppies and will display it in my kitchen to remind me. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Will he wear a poppy on Remembrance Day? The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'poppy'
British English: poppy /ˈpɒpɪ/ NOUN
A poppy is a plant with large, delicate, red flowers.
...a field of poppies.
- American English: poppy
- Arabic: خُشْخَاش
- Brazilian Portuguese: papoula
- Chinese: 罂粟
- Croatian: mak
- Czech: mák
- Danish: valmue
- Dutch: papaver
- European Spanish: amapola
- Finnish: unikko
- French: coquelicot
- German: Mohnblume
- Greek: παπαρούνα
- Italian: papavero
- Japanese: ケシ
- Korean: 양귀비
- Norwegian: valmue
- Polish: mak
- European Portuguese: papoula
- Romanian: mac
- Russian: мак
- Spanish: amapola
- Swedish: vallmo
- Thai: ดอกป็อปปี้
- Turkish: gelincik çiçek
- Ukrainian: мак
- Vietnamese: hoa anh túc
Definition of poppy from the Collins English Dictionary
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