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doll

play
noun \ˈdäl, ˈdȯl\

Simple Definition of doll

  • : a child's toy in the form of a baby or small person

  • : a kind and helpful person

  • : a woman; especially : an attractive woman

Full Definition of doll

  1. 1 :  a small-scale figure of a human being used especially as a child's plaything

  2. 2 a (1) :  a pretty but often empty-headed young woman (2) :  woman b :  darling, sweetheart c :  an attractive person

doll·ish play \ˈdä-lish, ˈdȯ-\ adjective
doll·ish·ly adverb
doll·ish·ness noun

Examples of doll

  1. My aunt collects porcelain dolls.

  2. <there was a row of dolls along the shelf in the bedroom>



Origin of doll

probably from Doll, nickname for Dorothy


First Known Use: circa 1700

Rhymes with doll




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