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English definition of “toy”


noun [C]     /tɔɪ/
A2 an object for children to play with: a cuddly / soft / stuffed toy a clockwork / wind-up toy a toy train / farm / soldier UK toy bricks (US toy blocks ) Put your toys away now - it's time for bed . Leave daddy's camera alone - it isn't a toy!Toys and dolls an object that is used by an adult for pleasure rather than for serious use: His latest toy is an underwater camera . She has several executive toys on her desk .Miscellaneous pastimes and their participants
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