- amorous dallying.
- a playful or amusing act; diversion; pastime.
Origin of toy
OTHER WORDS FROM toytoyer, nountoyless, adjectivetoylike, adjective
Words nearby toy
How to use toy in a sentence
Frequently confined indoors by his illness, “I was the kid who would break toys apart to put them back together,” Hayes-Mota recalls.Childhood medical battles shaped his quest to deliver more effective treatments|Tate Ryan-Mosley|August 19, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Last week, you were playing with a toy that had five rings of different diameters and a tapered column.
Here’s the story of how a toy model of magnetism demystified phase transitions, became ubiquitous in science and continues to help push the boundaries of knowledge today.The Cartoon Picture of Magnets That Has Transformed Science|Charlie Wood|June 24, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The toy’s wheeled platform can carry a standing rider around the neighborhood.
They explore the world through play, he adds, whether it’s stacking toys or building bike ramps.
I know that I cannot carry a gun in public and neither can my sons, even if it is a toy.
The line right before this is “With little tin horns and little toy drums.”The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A car was indeed dispatched, with no mention that the suspect was possibly a juvenile and that the gun might be a toy.The Cleveland Cops Who Fired 137 Shots and Cried Victim|Michael Daly|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For decades, toy production and marketing was increasingly gender neutral.
Then last week, a 12-year-old in Cleveland shot dead for holding a toy gun.
The same outpourings of affection are seen in the dealings of children with their toy babies and animals.Children's Ways|James Sully
Apprend vistement nostre langue, car aussy tost que tu la sauras et m'auras bien enseingn, je veux estre prescheur comme toy.
Aristide darted off like a dragon-fly in the sunshine, as happy as a child with a new toy.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The whole thing begins to have a jigsaw look, like a child's toy rack with wooden soldiers on it, expanding and contracting.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
As “t” stands for 1, and o and y are vowels, and have no figure value, the numerical value of Toy must be 1.Assimilative Memory|Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
British Dictionary definitions for toy
- something that is a nonfunctioning replica of something else, esp a miniature one
- (as modifier)a toy guitar
- something small or miniature, esp a miniature variety of a breed of dog
- (as modifier)a toy poodle