Noun(1) an artifact designed to be played with(2) a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier(3) a device regarded as providing amusement(4) a copy that reproduces a person or thing in greatly reduced size(5) any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets
Verb(1) behave carelessly or indifferently(2) manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination(3) engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously
(1) as the courses came and went, she could only toy with her food(2) a toy car(3) Slot machines are, in many respects, the toy adults never had before.(4) I start to toy around with the edge of his blanket.(5) Another example are some toy dogs which were bred to be a warning signals of invasion.(6) Some of the clothes on the hooks in the hallway were not mine; a child's toys, a few toy cars, stood in the corner.(7) He was judged against a flat-coated retriever, a giant schnauzer, an Old English sheepdog, a wire fox terrier, a saluki hound and Pekingese toy dog.(8) The latest sad news is that their tiny toy poodle has disappeared.(9) My ex-girlfriend had an apricot toy poodle and it was the best damned dog I've ever met.(10) So, after eating in the kitchen, I let my small toy poodle dog into the house, from the garage.(11) Just this past month Fifi, her fluffy white toy poodle passed away and the void is painful.(12) A final thought made him drop the chair back onto four legs, stand up and toy nervously with the inkwell.(13) The toy is modelled on the pint-sized singer, even down to her famous bottom.(14) a toy poodle(15) in 1914 the car was still a rich man's toy(16) I'm pretty sure when I was small, we had a toy - doll, car, train, whatever - and pretended it was what we wanted it to be.