an establishment where toys are sold and sometimes also manufactured.

Origin of toyshop

First recorded in 1790–1800; toy + shop Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for toyshop

Contemporary Examples of toyshop

  • World GDP (including North Pole toyshop gross output) is $84.97 trillion.

    The Daily Beast logo
    Santa Fails One More Time

    P. J. O’Rourke

    December 27, 2014

Historical Examples of toyshop

  • He was jealous, too, of the toyshop keepers who were selling their handsome wares.

    Mitz and Fritz of Germany

    Madeline Brandeis

  • He left the Park turned into Knightsbridge and came upon a toyshop.


    Hugh Walpole

  • It's not exactly a toyshop, you know, but they have toys in one window.'

  • She didn't smile in the toyshop; that was a different kind of look altogether.

  • The two had pooled their issue and the result was a toyshop dream.

    A Little Book for Christmas

    Cyrus Townsend Brady