noun \ˈdäl, ˈdl\

: 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

:  a small-scale figure of a human being used especially as a child's plaything
a (1) :  a pretty but often empty-headed young woman (2) :  woman
b :  darling, sweetheart
c :  an attractive person
doll·ish \ˈdä-lish, ˈd-\ 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

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Rhymes with DOLL


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