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Definition of "toy" []

  • An object for children to play with. (noun)
  • Something of little importance; a trifle. (noun)
  • An amusement; a pastime: thought of the business as a toy. (noun)
  • A small ornament; a bauble. (noun)
  • A diminutive thing or person. (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.

Use "toy" in a sentence
  • "Zoe: * leaps up to it* hello mr. squeaky toy * pounces on toy*"
  • "The people tell you that they call the toy a katija, and you write it down in your notebook, faithfully reproducing the sounds used to pronounce the word."
  • "Obviously, this toy is aimed at boys, so they boys will be able to put Rocky to work by loading him up and dumping their load elsewhere."