Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun toy

5 senses of toy

Sense 1
plaything, toy -- (an artifact designed to be played with)
       => artifact, artefact -- (a man-made object taken as a whole)

Sense 2
toy -- (a nonfunctional replica of something else (frequently used as a modifier); "a toy stove")
       => replica, replication, reproduction -- (copy that is not the original; something that has been copied)

Sense 3
toy -- (a device regarded as providing amusement; "private airplanes are a rich man's toy")
       => device -- (an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water")

Sense 4
miniature, toy -- (a copy that reproduces a person or thing in greatly reduced size)
       => copy -- (a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor")

Sense 5
toy dog, toy -- (any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets)
       => dog, domestic dog, Canis familiaris -- (a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds; "the dog barked all night")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb toy

3 senses of toy

Sense 1
dally, toy, play, flirt -- (behave carelessly or indifferently; "Play about with a young girl's affection")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 2
toy, fiddle, diddle, play -- (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")
       => manipulate -- (hold something in one's hands and move it)
          Phrasal Verb-> toy with#1

Sense 3
play, toy -- (engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously; "They played games on their opponents"; "play the stock market"; "play with her feelings"; "toy with an idea")
       => act, behave, do -- (behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people")

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