- a pretty but expressionless or unintelligent woman.
- a girl or woman, especially one who is considered attractive.
- a boy or man who is considered attractive.
- (sometimes initial capital letter) an affectionate or familiar term of address, as to a child or romantic partner (sometimes offensive when used to strangers, casual acquaintances, subordinates, etc., especially by a male to a female).
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Origin of doll
OTHER WORDS FROM dolldoll·ish, doll-like, adjectivedoll·ish·ly, adverbdoll·ish·ness, noun
Words nearby doll
Example sentences from the Web for dollish
At four years old the little thing undoubtedly had a dollish resemblance to her mother.Set in Silver|Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
The figure wore a lofty bridal coiffure picked out with sprigs of orange blossom, and smiled with a dollish smile.The Fat and the Thin|Emile Zola
An expression of contempt curled Rose's lip, as she glanced at Ella, and thought of being outshone by her dollish figure and face.The English Orphans|Mary Jane Holmes