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Dictionary definition for: Toy

1. (n) an artifact designed to be played with

2. (v) behave carelessly or indifferently; "Play about with a young girl''s affection"

3. (n) a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier) "a toy stove"

4. (v) manipulate manually or in one''s mind or imagination; "She played nervously with her wedding ring" "Don''t fiddle with the screws" "He played with the idea of running for the Senate"

5. (n) copy that reproduces something in greatly reduced size

6. (v) engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously; "They played games on their opponents" "play the stockmarket" "play with her feelings" "toy with an idea"

7. (n) any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets

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