toy


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Synonyms for toy

plaything

toy with something: play with

Synonyms

toy with something: fiddle with

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Synonyms for toy

an object for children to play with

Synonyms

to move one's fingers or hands in a nervous or aimless fashion

to treat lightly or flippantly

to make amorous advances without serious intentions

Synonyms for toy

References in classic literature ?
In a flash, the telephone ceased to be a "scientific toy," and became an article of commerce.
Which could be quite certain of discovering a toy pistol," said Father Brown with a smile.
What he was in toys, he was (as most men are) in other things.
Magdalen took her into the next room and put her to bed like a child -- with her toys by her side.
He saw the same children, and the same toys on the table; and there was the same grand castle with the pretty little Dancer.
Were they made of gold they would look like trinkets, like ornamental toys, no bigger in proportion than a jewelled drop in a woman's ear.
THESE things are but toys, to come amongst such serious observations.
She sent him into the nursery to gather up his toys, and in a little while he was playing happily.
Their occupation was a somewhat puzzling one: they were all squatted together on the floor by the window, over a heap of broken toys and a quantity of birds' eggs--or rather egg-shells, for the contents had luckily been abstracted.
The merry old gentleman had a basket of small toys with him, and he tossed the toys one by one to the children as he passed by.
Nicholas shook hands, kissed his old pupils all round, intrusted a large parcel of toys to the guardianship of Morleena, bowed to the doctor and the married ladies, and inquired after Mrs Kenwigs in a tone of interest, which went to the very heart and soul of the nurse, who had come in to warm some mysterious compound, in a little saucepan over the fire.
We peeped through the windows, and saw them planted in the middle of the warm room and ornamented with the most splendid things, with gilded apples, with gingerbread, with toys, and many hundred lights!
Pinocchio, instead of becoming a boy, runs away to the Land of Toys with his friend, Lamp-Wick
When his arms are laden with toys and no box is there, the word-habit arises and he calls 'box'; it is handed to him, and he opens it and deposits the toys therein.
This piece of good news seemed to him particularly important from its coming at the same time with the gladness of the bandaged clerk and his own gladness at toys having come for him.