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toy

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1 to engage in activity for amusement
  • The cat toyed with the mouse it had caught, batting it about.
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2 to show a sexual attraction for someone just for fun
  • Do you really care for me, or are you just toying with me?
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trifle, toy, dally, flirt, coquet mean to deal with or act toward without serious purpose. trifle may imply playfulness, unconcern, indulgent contempt.
    • to trifle with a lover's feelings
toy implies acting without full attention or serious exertion of one's powers.
    • a political novice toying with great issues
dally suggests indulging in thoughts or plans merely as an amusement.
    • dallying with the idea of building a boat someday
flirt implies an interest or attention that soon passes to another object.
    • flirted with one fashionable ism after another
coquet implies attracting interest or admiration without serious intention.
    • companies that coquet with environmentalism solely for public relations


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