Definition of "doll" []

  • A child's usually small toy having the likeness of a human. (noun)
  • A pretty child. (noun)
  • Slang An attractive person. (noun)
  • Slang A woman. (noun)
  • Slang A sweetheart or darling. (noun)
  • A small model or dummy of a human being, used as a toy (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A pretty girl or woman of little intelligence: sometimes used as a term of address (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "doll" in a sentence
  • "I adore the paper doll one... *wonders if Little Owl would allow me to draw him as a paper owl doll*"
  • "Attention is called to the difficulty of drawing the line between a doll and an idol among primitive peoples, the connection of dolls with religion, psychological evidence of which lingers with us to-day in the persistent folk-etymology which connects _doll_ with _idol_."
  • "Several boys began to sing along in a mocking tone, dragging out the word doll until it became two syllables: “William wants a do-oll, William wants a do-oll.”"