doll

play
noun \ˈdäl, ˈdȯl\

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

dollish

play \ˈdä-lish, ˈdȯ-\ adjective

dollishly

adverb

dollishness

noun

Examples of doll in a sentence

  1. My aunt collects porcelain dolls.

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

Origin and Etymology of doll

probably from Doll, nickname for Dorothy


First Known Use: circa 1700


DOLL Defined for English Language Learners

doll

play
noun \ˈdäl, ˈdȯl\

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

doll

play
noun \ˈdäl\

Definition of doll for Students

  1. 1 :  a child's toy in the form of a baby or small person

  2. 2 :  a kind or loveable person



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