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

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Moon Baby, who has a royal presence and lives in a cavern there, receives it, flies down to Earth and wakes the dollhouse with his lunar glow. Robert Lloyd,, "Review: 'Moon and Me,' from a mind behind 'Teletubbies,' has a dreamy charm," 6 June 2019 Perhaps the most prevalent symbol weaved throughout the original Pretty Little Liars TV series was the dollhouse. Gianluca Russo, Teen Vogue, ""Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists" Season One Successfully Smashed the Dollhouse of the Original Series and Empowered Its Leading Women," 22 May 2019 Available on Amazon for a mere $11, Davis originally ordered the toy for her dollhouse. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, "A Tiny Washing Machine for Makeup Sponges Is Going Viral on Instagram," 21 May 2019 The Instagram post is a quick snippet of a longer video, and the holiday dollhouse? Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "Emily Henderson Shares How To Be A Perfect Holiday Host...As A Barbie Doll," 24 Dec. 2018 Of course, fans know that Mona's dollhouse wasn't enough to keep them locked away from the real world, but most of the characters, including Ali, still don't know about it. Tamara Fuentes, Seventeen, "Will Alex and Mary Drake Appear on "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists"?," 18 Apr. 2019 One woman created an incredibly detailed dollhouse that looked just like Joanna's designs, while others have dressed up as the pair for Halloween. Megan Stein, Country Living, "Chip Gaines Is Freaking Out Over These Cabbage Patch Doll Replicas of Him and Joanna," 11 Dec. 2018 The end result: the cutest dollhouse ever, and some hilarious content to go with it. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "Emily Henderson Shares How To Be A Perfect Holiday Host...As A Barbie Doll," 24 Dec. 2018 Margaret, now an adult, came across the antique dollhouse in her basement. Alyssa Alfano,, "reCycle old bikes for a good cause," 5 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of dollhouse

1783, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of dollhouse

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

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