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 Once, a student took all of the furniture out of the classroom’s dollhouse and filled it with people to mimic the way the families are living in the shelter, Linares said. San Diego Union-Tribune, 15 May 2021 Are Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter — who are 96 and 93 years old, respectively — just very small people living in a human dollhouse? Lydia Wang,, 5 May 2021 Beginning Saturday, May 8th, art collector Joanna Fisher’s extravagant dollhouse—which was inspired by the Gritti Palace, a luxury hotel in the heart of Venice—will be the star of this exhibition, for design lovers of all ages to enjoy. Mary Elizabeth Andriotis, House Beautiful, 23 Apr. 2021 See their paintings, hyper-real dollhouse furniture, toast art, cookie decorating and more. Los Angeles Times, 12 Mar. 2021 Browse through 5,000 square feet of books, games, dishes, tools, artwork, curiosities, furniture, machinery, household and sports items, near-antiques, dollhouse furniture, glassware, and items both useful and decorative., 30 Apr. 2021 This pint-size fridge is like a dollhouse version of the one in your kitchen with a completely independent freezer that’s big enough for a few pint-sized ice cream containers or ice trays—0.9 cubic feet in total. Leah Koenig, Forbes, 28 Apr. 2021 Directed by René Elizondo and McLean and featuring a life-size Hollywood dollhouse dripping in pink, McLean appears alongside transgender models Nahla Wyld and Carmen Carrera, partying it up amid flowers and feather boas. NBC News, 27 Apr. 2021 Then there’s the ornate dollhouse for Kylie and Aurora. René A. Guzman, San Antonio Express-News, 27 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of dollhouse

1783, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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10 Jun 2021

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“Dollhouse.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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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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