Definition of Toy

1. Noun. An artifact designed to be played with.

2. Verb. Behave carelessly or indifferently. "Play about with a young girl's affection"
Exact synonyms: Dally, Flirt, Play
Related verbs: Dally, Play, Trifle
Generic synonyms: Act, Move
Derivative terms: Dalliance, Flirting, Toying

3. Noun. A nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier). "A toy stove"
Generic synonyms: Replica, Replication, Reproduction

4. Verb. Manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination. "He played with the idea of running for the Senate"
Exact synonyms: Diddle, Fiddle, Play
Generic synonyms: Manipulate
Specialized synonyms: Put Out, Retire
Derivative terms: Fiddler
Also: Toy With

5. Noun. A device regarded as providing amusement. "Private airplanes are a rich man's toy"
Generic synonyms: Device

6. Verb. Engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously. "Toy with an idea"
Exact synonyms: Play
Generic synonyms: Act, Behave, Do
Derivative terms: Playing

7. Noun. A copy that reproduces a person or thing in greatly reduced size.
Exact synonyms: Miniature
Generic synonyms: Copy
Derivative terms: Miniaturise, Miniaturize

8. Noun. Any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets.

Definition of Toy

1. n. A plaything for children; a bawble.

2. v. i. To dally amorously; to trifle; to play.

3. v. t. To treat foolishly.

Definition of Toy

1. Noun. Something to play with, especially as intended for use by a child. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

2. Noun. A thing of little importance or value; a trifle. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

3. Noun. A simple, light piece of music, written especially for the virginal. (defdate 16th-17th c.) ¹

4. Noun. (obsolete) Love play, amorous dalliance; fondling. (defdate 16th-18th c.) ¹

5. Noun. (obsolete) A vague fancy, a ridiculous idea or notion; a whim. (defdate 16th-17th c.) ¹

6. Verb. To play with, to mock ¹

7. Verb. To ponder or consider. ¹

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Definition of Toy

1. to amuse oneself as if with a toy (a child's plaything) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Toy

toy (current term)
toy Manchester
toy Manchester terrier
toy box
toy boy
toy boys
toy business
toy chest
toy dog
toy dogs
toy drive
toy drives
toy industry
toy poodle

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