Examples of plaything in a Sentence
VCRs were once the expensive, high-tech playthings of the rich.
We mustn't let the environment become the plaything of oil companies.
The emperor used people as his playthings.
Recent Examples of plaything from the Web
One saving grace: There's a hatch between the rear seats, handy for playthings such as skis.
The film casts an Oscar winner as an evil queen, America’s next action hero as a drunk knight-in-shining-armor type (minus the armor) and cinema’s coldest vampire plaything as the titular princess.
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First Known Use of plaything
PLAYTHING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of plaything for English Language Learners
: a toy
: a person or thing that you treat in a careless way and use for your own amusement or advantage
PLAYTHING Defined for Kids
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