Toy is defined as something to play with, or something small.(noun)
The definition of toy is something miniature, like a play thing or used with play things.(adjective)
Toy means to play with or tease.(verb)
An example of toy is when a woman flirts with someone she has no intention of going any further with; toy with someone.
See toy in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME toye in toysense (< ?); other senses < ? MDu toi, finery, ornament; akin to Ger zeug, ON tygi, stuff, gear, prob. akin to tug
See toy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English toye, amorous play, a piece of fun.
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