Doll meaning

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The definition of a doll is a toy or puppet that looks like a human, or is slang for an attractive or helpful person.

An example of a doll is a Barbie or a Cabbage Patch Kid.

An example of a doll is a young man who eagerly provides rides to his grandparents whenever they need transportation.

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(slang) Any attractive or lovable person.
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(slang) Any girl or young woman.
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(informal) Used to refer to or address a woman.
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A pretty child.
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(Australia) A term of endearment (ie. darling).
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(intransitive, followed by "up") To cause to be more beautiful of attractive. See also doll up.
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A diminutive of the female given name Dorothy.
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A figure having the likeness of a human, especially one used as a child's toy.
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A pretty but frivolous or silly young woman.
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(informal) To dress stylishly or showily.
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A toy in the form of a human.
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Origin of doll

  • From Doll nickname for Dorothy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Doll, a popular pet form of Dorothy.

    From Wiktionary