Synonyms for toy

Synonyms for (noun) toy

Synonyms: toy, toy dog

Definition: any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets

Similar words: dog, domestic dog, Canis familiaris

Definition: a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds

Usage: the dog barked all night

Synonyms: miniature, toy

Definition: a copy that reproduces a person or thing in greatly reduced size

Similar words: copy

Definition: a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing

Usage: she made a copy of the designer dress; the clone was a copy of its ancestor

Synonyms: plaything, toy

Definition: an artifact designed to be played with

Similar words: artefact, artifact

Definition: a man-made object taken as a whole

Synonyms: toy

Definition: a device regarded as providing amusement

Usage: private airplanes are a rich man's toy

Similar words: device

Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water

Synonyms: toy

Definition: a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier)

Usage: a toy stove

Similar words: replica, replication, reproduction

Definition: copy that is not the original; something that has been copied

Synonyms for (verb) toy

Synonyms: play, toy

Definition: engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously

Usage: They played games on their opponents; play the stock market; play with her feelings; toy with an idea

Similar words: act, behave, do

Definition: behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself

Usage: You should act like an adult; Don't behave like a fool; What makes her do this way?; The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people

Synonyms: fiddle, diddle, play, toy

Definition: manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination

Usage: She played nervously with her wedding ring; Don't fiddle with the screws; He played with the idea of running for the Senate

Similar words: manipulate

Definition: hold something in one's hands and move it

Synonyms: dally, toy, flirt, play

Definition: behave carelessly or indifferently

Usage: Play about with a young girl's affection

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel

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