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English definition of “plaything”


noun [C]  /ˈpleɪˌθɪŋ/ us  

plaything noun [C] (TOY)

a child’s toy, or something used like a toy: Fancy cars were the playthings of the rich.

plaything noun [C] (PERSON)

a person who is not treated with care or respect
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