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toy

 
Noun toy has 4 senses
  1. plaything, toy - an artifact designed to be played with
    --1 is a kind of artifact, artefact
    --1 has particulars:
     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
    Derived form: verb toy3
  2. toy - a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier); "a toy stove"
    --2 is a kind of
    replica, replication, reproduction
  3. miniature, toy - copy that reproduces something in greatly reduced size
    --3 is a kind of copy
  4. toy dog, toy - any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets
    --4 is a kind of dog, domestic dog, Canis familiaris
    --4 has particulars:
     Chihuahua; Japanese spaniel; Maltese dog, Maltese; Pekinese, Pekingese, Peke; Shih-Tzu; toy spaniel; toy terrier
Verb toy has 3 senses
  1. dally, toy, play, flirt - behave carelessly or indifferently; "Play about with a young girl's affection"
    --1 is one way to act, move
    Derived form: noun toying1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. toy, fiddle, diddle, play - 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"
    --2 is one way to manipulate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. play, toy - 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"
    --3 is one way to act, behave, do
    Derived form: noun toy1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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