dollhouse

noun
doll·​house | \ ˈdäl-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce dollhouse (audio) , ˈdȯl- \
variants: or less commonly doll's house or dolls' house

Definition of dollhouse

1 : a child's small-scale toy house
2 : a dwelling so small as to suggest a house for dolls

Examples of dollhouse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There, in the company of wooden crates, a giant dollhouse, an old department store clock, a sheet of flooring and a new street sign that the city needs to pick up, the workers unwrapped Lee from the swaddling of blue and gray quilts. Washington Post, "Removed from U.S. Capitol, Lee statue will become museum exhibit of changing attitudes on race," 23 Nov. 2020 Zoom meeting, my screen a window of windows inside a dollhouse. Shawn Hubler, New York Times, "Verses vs. Virus: What These Poets Laureate Are Thankful For," 26 Nov. 2020 Too early to say, but Flora’s dollhouse is a replica of the manor. Shannon Carlin, refinery29.com, "The Haunting of Bly Manor," 13 Oct. 2020 Too early to say, but Flora’s dollhouse is a replica of the manor. Shannon Carlin, refinery29.com, "The Haunting of Bly Manor," 13 Oct. 2020 Where they're placed in the dollhouse always relates to everybody in the manor. Laura Studarus, Marie Claire, "'The Haunting of Bly Manor' Cast Answers Lingering Questions About the Series," 12 Oct. 2020 Too early to say, but Flora’s dollhouse is a replica of the manor. Shannon Carlin, refinery29.com, "The Haunting of Bly Manor," 13 Oct. 2020 Want to see more stunning dollhouse transformations? Kelly Corbett, House Beautiful, "This Woman Upcycles Thrifted Plastic Dollhouses Into Elegant Haunted Mansions and We're Obsessed," 15 Oct. 2020 Too early to say, but Flora’s dollhouse is a replica of the manor. Shannon Carlin, refinery29.com, "The Haunting of Bly Manor," 13 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of dollhouse

1783, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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30 Dec 2020

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“Dollhouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dollhouse. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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dollhouse

noun
How to pronounce dollhouse (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of dollhouse

US : a small toy house that is used by children for playing with dolls

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