Examples of doll in a Sentence
My aunt collects porcelain dolls.
there was a row of dolls along the shelf in the bedroom
Recent Examples of doll from the Web
The Priests vocalist sported a dress fit for a punk-rock princess, reminiscent of Courtney Love's baby-doll look.
Lifetime hit series takes stage with Miss D and her Dancing Dolls.
A: My oldest joyful memories are of me writing songs and singing them to my dolls in my room.
His 4-year-old sister used to have nightmares and recoil in fear when her baby doll was left alone on the floor — signs her therapists say suggest memories of neglect.
Have a tea party with your favorite dolls on Sunday at the American Girls store at The Falls, 8888 SW 136th St. in Miami.
A cluster of children near the front of the group clutched baby dolls.
The rag dolls are extra soft, colorful and fashionable.
Spindly and crawly and vaguely human-shaped with spooky doll-faces, the robots that hunt these kids are genuinely creepy-looking, and there are many of them.
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Origin and Etymology of doll
probably from Doll, nickname for Dorothy
First Known Use: circa 1700See Words from the same year
DOLL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of doll for English Language Learners
: a child's toy in the form of a baby or small person
: a kind and helpful person
: a woman; especially : an attractive woman
DOLL Defined for Kids
Definition of doll for Students
1 : a child's toy in the form of a baby or small person
2 : a kind or loveable person
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