Definition of toy with
1 : to think about (something) briefly and not very seriously I toyed with the idea of moving to France but ended up staying here.
2 : to move or touch (something) with one's fingers often without thinking She toyed with her hair while she talked on the phone.
3 : to deal with or control (someone or something) in a clever and usually unfair or selfish way Do you really love me, or are you just toying with me? Don't toy with my emotions.
Word by Word Definitions
: flirtatious or seductive behavior
: a sportive or amusing act : antic
: to act or deal with something lightly or without vigor or purpose
: to engage in flirtation
: to amuse oneself as if with a toy : play
: of diminutive size compared to a standard form or breed
: designed or made for use as a toy
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