Doll - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dɑːl|  American pronunciation of the word doll
Brit.  |dɒl|  British pronunciation of the word doll

noun

- a small replica of a person; used as a toy (syn: dolly)
- informal terms for a (young) woman (syn: bird, chick, dame, skirt, wench)

Examples

My aunt collects porcelain dolls.

...there was a row of dolls along the shelf in the bedroom...

He was all dolled up in fancy togs.

Hey, doll, why don't you get me a cup of coffee?

Thanks, you're a doll.

She used the scraps of fabric to fashion a little doll's dress.

...plaited the doll's hair so it wouldn't tangle...

...the kids will tatter that doll beyond repair if they don't quit yanking on it...

The fashion model looked unreal, like a doll.

The child clutched the doll to her and would not show it to anyone.

She seized the doll and dashed it against the wall with a tremendous force.

Let's dress a doll.

My doll is stuffed with sawdust.

He's going to build the children a doll's house.

Each doll is crafted individually by specialists.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: doll
he/she/it: dolls
present participle: dolling
past tense: dolled
past participle: dolled
noun
singular: doll
plural: dolls
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