Definition of Toying

1. Noun. Playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest.

Exact synonyms: Coquetry, Dalliance, Flirt, Flirtation, Flirting
Generic synonyms: Caper, Frolic, Gambol, Play, Romp
Derivative terms: Coquet, Dally, Dally, Flirt, Flirtatious, Flirt, Flirt, Flirt, Toy



Definition of Toying

1. Verb. (present participle of toy) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Toying

1. toy [v] - See also: toy

Lexicographical Neighbors of Toying

toy soldiers
toy spaniel
toy terrier
toy with
toyboy
toyboys
toyear
toyed
toyer
toyers
toyetic
toyful
toyhouse
toyhouses
toyi-toyi
toying (current term)
toyingly
toyings
toyish
toyishly
toyless
toylike
toylsom
toymaker
toymakers
toymaking
toyman
toymen
toyo
toyocamycin

Literary usage of Toying

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"... to chatter, stutter, tattle, and this also seems the primitive sense of Fr. dad.ee, childish toying, speech, or dalliance.—Cot. Dada in German nurseries ..."

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