Definition of "toylike" [toylike]

  • Resembling a toy or toys (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "toylike" in a sentence
  • "During the curious phase of literary opinion which the last twenty years or so have seen, it has apparently been discovered by some people that his scheme of human thought and feeling is too simple -- "toylike" I think they call it -- in comparison with that, say, of Count Tolstoi or of Mr. Meredith, that modern practice has reached a finer technique than his or even than that of his greatest follower, Thackeray."
  • "I'm sure there are plenty of people who like the look the way it is, but I think overly large widgets and unnecessary spacing result in a 'toylike' look - and not in a good way. reply to this"
  • ""toylike" scheme, are remarkable toys indeed -- toys which, if we regard them as such, must surely strike us as rather uncanny."