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doll

 (dŏl)
n.
1. A figure having the likeness of a human, especially one used as a child's toy.
2. Slang
a. A person considered to be physically attractive.
b. A woman.
c. A helpful or obliging person: What a doll you've been in this crisis!
d. Used as a term of endearment.
Phrasal Verb:
doll up Slang
1. To dress oneself smartly and often ostentatiously, especially for a special occasion.
2. To add embellishing details to in order to make much more attractive.

[From Doll, nickname for Dorothy.]

doll

(dɒl)
n
1. a small model or dummy of a human being, used as a toy
2. slang a pretty girl or woman of little intelligence: sometimes used as a term of address
[C16: probably from Doll, pet name for Dorothy]
ˈdollish adj
ˈdollishly adv
ˈdollishness n

doll

(dɒl)

n.
1. a small figure representing a baby or other human being, used esp. as a child's toy.
2. Slang.
a. a girl or woman.
b. a pretty but expressionless or unintelligent woman.
c. a physically attractive person.
d. a generous or helpful person.
e. (sometimes cap.) an affectionate or familiar term of address (sometimes offensive when used to strangers, subordinates, etc.).
v.t., v.i.
3. doll up,
a. to dress in fancy clothing, elaborate makeup, etc.
b. to decorate: to doll up a room for a party.
[1550–60; generic use of female name Doll]
doll′-like`,

adj.
doll′ish•ness, n.
usage: Definition 2d is an affectionate term of address used to a child, sweetheart, etc. However, when used in the workplace or in social interactions with strangers, it is sometimes perceived as insulting.

doll

- Evolved as a pet name for Dorothy, first meaning "mistress."
See also related terms for mistress.

doll


Past participle: dolled
Gerund: dolling

Imperative
doll
doll
Present
I doll
you doll
he/she/it dolls
we doll
you doll
they doll
Preterite
I dolled
you dolled
he/she/it dolled
we dolled
you dolled
they dolled
Present Continuous
I am dolling
you are dolling
he/she/it is dolling
we are dolling
you are dolling
they are dolling
Present Perfect
I have dolled
you have dolled
he/she/it has dolled
we have dolled
you have dolled
they have dolled
Past Continuous
I was dolling
you were dolling
he/she/it was dolling
we were dolling
you were dolling
they were dolling
Past Perfect
I had dolled
you had dolled
he/she/it had dolled
we had dolled
you had dolled
they had dolled
Future
I will doll
you will doll
he/she/it will doll
we will doll
you will doll
they will doll
Future Perfect
I will have dolled
you will have dolled
he/she/it will have dolled
we will have dolled
you will have dolled
they will have dolled
Future Continuous
I will be dolling
you will be dolling
he/she/it will be dolling
we will be dolling
you will be dolling
they will be dolling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dolling
you have been dolling
he/she/it has been dolling
we have been dolling
you have been dolling
they have been dolling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dolling
you will have been dolling
he/she/it will have been dolling
we will have been dolling
you will have been dolling
they will have been dolling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dolling
you had been dolling
he/she/it had been dolling
we had been dolling
you had been dolling
they had been dolling
Conditional
I would doll
you would doll
he/she/it would doll
we would doll
you would doll
they would doll
Past Conditional
I would have dolled
you would have dolled
he/she/it would have dolled
we would have dolled
you would have dolled
they would have dolled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doll - a small replica of a persondoll - a small replica of a person; used as a toy
golliwog, golliwogg - a grotesque black doll
kachina - a carved doll wearing the costume of a particular Pueblo spirit; usually presented to a child as a gift
paper doll - a piece of paper cut or folded into the shape of a human being
plaything, toy - an artifact designed to be played with
puppet - a doll with a hollow head of a person or animal and a cloth body; intended to fit over the hand and be manipulated with the fingers
rag doll - a cloth doll that is stuffed and (usually) painted
sawdust doll - a doll that is stuffed with sawdust
toy soldier - a doll that resembles a soldier
2.doll - informal terms for a (young) womandoll - informal terms for a (young) woman  
fille, girl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman - a young woman; "a young lady of 18"

doll

noun figurine, model, puppet, dolly (informal), manikin Her parents had given her a talking doll for Christmas.
doll yourself up dress up (Slang) get ready, preen, primp, gussy up (slang), tart yourself up (slang), deck yourself out, prink, titivate yourself, trick yourself out, put on your best bib and tucker (informal), put on your glad rags (informal) We dolled ourselves up and went to town.

doll

noun
Slang. A person regarded as physically attractive:
beauty, belle (used of a woman), lovely, stunner.
Slang: babe, hunk (used of a man), knockout, looker, stud (used of a man).
phrasal verb
doll up
Slang. To dress in formal or special clothing:
Informal: trick out (or up).
Translations
دُمْيَةدُمْيَه، لُعْبَه
panenkapanna
dukke
pupo
nukke
lutka
babajátékbaba
boneka
brúîa, dúkka
人形
인형
pupa
lėlė
lelle
păpuşă
bábika
lutka
docka
ตุ๊กตา
búp bê

doll

[dɒl]
A. N
1. (= toy) → muñeca f
2. (esp US) (= girl) → muñeca f, preciosidad f
you're a doll to help meeres un ángel, gracias por ayudarme
B. CPD doll's house Ncasa f de muñecas
doll up VT + ADVemperifollar, emperejilar
to doll o.s. upemperifollarse, emperejilarse

doll

[ˈdɒl] n (= toy) → poupée f
doll up
vt sep
to doll o.s. up [woman] → se faire beau(belle)

doll

n
Puppe f; doll’s pram (Brit) or baby carriage (US) → Puppenwagen m
(dated esp US inf: = girl) → Mädchen nt; (= pretty girl)Puppe f (inf); thanks Betty, you’re a dolldanke Betty, du bist klasse (inf)

doll

[dɒl] nbambola
doll's house → casa delle bambole
doll up vt + adv to doll o.s. up (fam) → farsi bello/a
to get (all) dolled up → mettersi in ghingheri

doll

(dol) noun
a toy in the shape of a small human being. a china doll.

doll

دُمْيَة panenka dukke Puppe κούκλα muñeco nukke poupée lutka bambola 人形 인형 pop dukke lalka boneca кукла docka ตุ๊กตา oyuncak bebek búp bê 洋娃娃
References in classic literature ?
A child's shoe; the doll, seated in her little wicker carriage; the hobby-horse -- whatever, in a word, has been used or played with during the day is now invested with a quality of strangeness and remoteness, though still almost as vividly present as by daylight.
The last time they had had a big basket with them and all their Christmas marketing to do--a roast of pork and a cabbage and some rye bread, and a pair of mittens for Ona, and a rubber doll that squeaked, and a little green cornucopia full of candy to be hung from the gas jet and gazed at by half a dozen pairs of longing eyes.
Well, I was brought up in luxury; the first I remember is, playing about, when I was a child, in splendid parlors,--when I was kept dressed up like a doll, and company and visitors used to praise me.
For this reason: a king is a mere artificiality, and so a king's feelings, like the impulses of an automatic doll, are mere artificialities; but as a man, he is a reality, and his feelings, as a man, are real, not phantoms.
There was a fuss betwixt Major-General Tommy Drake and Lieutenant-Colonel Agnes Frisbie, and he snatched her doll away, which is made of white kid stuffed with sawdust, and tore every rag of its clothes off, right before them all, and is under arrest, and the charge is conduct un - "
We busted it up, and chased the children up the hollow; but we never got anything but some doughnuts and jam, though Ben Rogers got a rag doll, and Jo Harper got a hymn-book and a tract; and then the teacher charged in, and made us drop everything and cut.
They'll church you if you sip a dram, And damn you if you steal a lamb; Yet rob old Tony, Doll, and Sam, Of human rights, and bread and ham; Kidnapper's heavenly union.
Bessie had now finished dusting and tidying the room, and having washed her hands, she opened a certain little drawer, full of splendid shreds of silk and satin, and began making a new bonnet for Georgiana's doll.
And now, though I have dinner to get ready, I'll steal time to arrange you so that Edgar Linton shall look quite a doll beside you: and that he does.
It had not been the custom that Mistress Mary should do anything but stand and allow herself to be dressed like a doll, but before she was ready for breakfast she began to suspect that her life at Misselthwaite Manor would end by teaching her a number of things quite new to her--things such as putting on her own shoes and stockings, and picking up things she let fall.
Stryver, looking at him with sharp eyes, and slowly drawing a hand across his florid face: "do you know, I rather thought, at the time, that you sympathised with the golden-haired doll, and were quick to see what happened to the golden-haired doll?
Flopson, by dint of doubling the baby at the joints like a Dutch doll, then got it safely into Mrs.