Associations to the word «Toy»


TOY, noun. Something to play with, especially as intended for use by a child. [from 16th c.]
TOY, noun. A thing of little importance or value; a trifle. [from 16th c.]
TOY, noun. A simple, light piece of music, written especially for the virginal. [16th-17th c.]
TOY, noun. (obsolete) Love play, amorous dalliance; fondling. [16th-18th c.]
TOY, noun. (obsolete) A vague fancy, a ridiculous idea or notion; a whim. [16th-17th c.]
TOY, noun. (slang) (derogatory) An inferior graffiti artist.
TOY, noun. (obsolete) An old story; a silly tale.
TOY, noun. (Scotland) (archaic) A headdress of linen or wool that hangs down over the shoulders, worn by old women of the lower classes; called also toy mutch.
TOY, verb. To play (with).
TOY, verb. To ponder or consider.
TOY, verb. (slang) To stimulate with a sex toy.
TOY BOY, noun. (idiomatic) (colloquial) A young male lover of a significantly older woman or man.
TOY BOYS, noun. Plural of toy boy
TOY DOG, noun. Any of several breeds of small dog, kept as pets
TOY DOGS, noun. Plural of toy dog
TOY DRIVE, noun. A charity event dedicated to collecting Christmas presents for poor children
TOY DRIVES, noun. Plural of toy drive
TOY FOX TERRIER, noun. A toy terrier bred from the Fox Terrier and several toy breeds in the United States.
TOY FOX TERRIERS, noun. Plural of Toy Fox Terrier
TOY LINE, noun. Alternative form of toyline
TOY LINES, noun. Plural of toy line
TOY POODLE, noun. A small poodle below 10 inches (28 cm)
TOY POODLES, noun. Plural of toy poodle
TOY SHOP, noun. Alternative spelling of toyshop
TOY SOLDIER, noun. A figurine created to resemble a miniature of a person outfitted for military combat.
TOY SOLDIERS, noun. Plural of toy soldier
TOY WITH, verb. To handle something in a careless or frivolous manner (toying with someone's feelings).
TOY WITH, verb. To play, especially with or as with a toy.

Dictionary definition

TOY, noun. An artifact designed to be played with.
TOY, noun. A nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier); "a toy stove".
TOY, noun. A device regarded as providing amusement; "private airplanes are a rich man's toy".
TOY, noun. A copy that reproduces a person or thing in greatly reduced size.
TOY, noun. Any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets.
TOY, verb. Behave carelessly or indifferently; "Play about with a young girl's affection".
TOY, verb. Manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination; "She played nervously with her wedding ring"; "Don't fiddle with the screws"; "He played with the idea of running for the Senate".
TOY, verb. Engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously; "They played games on their opponents"; "play the stock market"; "play with her feelings"; "toy with an idea".

Wise words

Man is a creature who lives not upon bread alone, but principally by catch words.
Robert Louis Stevenson