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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Toy

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Toy

toxophore
toxophoric
toxophorous
toxoplasma
toxoplasmas
toxoplasmic
toxoplasmoses
toxoplasmosis
toxopyrimidine
toxotes
toxæmia
toxæmic
toxæmiæ
toy (current term)
toy-boy
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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