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rag doll

noun
1.
a stuffed doll, especially of cloth.
Origin of rag doll
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55
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British Dictionary definitions for ragdoll

Ragdoll

/ˈræɡˌdɒl/
noun
1.
a breed of large long-haired cat with blue eyes
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Idioms and Phrases with ragdoll

rag doll

A limp, ineffectual person, as in You won't get a decision from her; she's a rag doll when it comes to making up her mind. This expression transfers the limpness of a soft doll made from scraps of cloth to human behavior. [ Mid-1800s ]
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