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  Definition of toy
  1. any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets
  2. copy that reproduces something in greatly reduced size
  3. an artifact designed to be played with
  4. a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier); "a toy stove"
  5. engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously; "They played games on their opponents"; "play the stockmarket"; "play with her feelings"; "toy with an idea"
  6. manipulate manually or in one''s mind or imagination; "She played nervously with her wedding ring"; "Don''t fiddle with the screws"; "He played with the idea of running for the Senate"
  7. behave carelessly or indifferently; "Play about with a young girl''s affection"
Similar Words: toy dog, miniature, plaything, play, fiddle, diddle, dally, flirt

 

See Also: entertain, think of, toy with, flirt with, think about

 

Hyponyms: Chihuahua, Japanese spaniel, Maltese dog, Maltese, Pekinese, Pekingese, Peke, Shih-Tzu, toy spaniel, toy terrier, ball, balloon, cockhorse, doll, dolly, dollhouse, doll's house, Frisbee, hobby, hobbyhorse, rocking horse, hula-hoop, jack-in-the-box, jacks, jackstones, jungle gym, jumping jack, kaleidoscope, kite, Lego, Lego set, Meccano, Meccano set, pea shooter, pinata, playhouse, wendy house, pogo stick, popgun, puzzle, rattle, sandbox, sandpile, seesaw, teeter-totter, teeterboard, tilting board, dandle board, slide, slingshot, sling, catapult, stick horse, swing, teddy, teddy bear, top, whirligig, teetotum, spinning top, train set, water pistol, water gun, squirt gun, squirter, yo-yo, put out, retire

 

Grouped Verbs: dally, trifle, play

 

Derivational Morphology: miniaturize, miniaturise, play, plaything, playing, twiddler, fiddler, flirt, flirting, flirtation, coquetry, dalliance, toying

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 玩具   Dutch: speelgoed  
Esperanto: ludilo   Finnish: lelu  
French: jouet   German: Spielzeug  
Greek: παιχνίδι   Hungarian: játék  
Ido: ludilo   Italian: giocattolo  
Japanese: おもちゃ   Korean: 장난감  
Portuguese: brinquedo   Romanian: jucărie  
Russian: игрушка   Spanish: juguete  
Swedish: leksak   Telugu: ఆటబొమ్మ  
Turkish: oyuncak  
 
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