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1. A figure having the likeness of a human, especially one used as a child's toy.
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.
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.]
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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]
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1. a small figure representing a baby or other human being, used esp. as a child's toy.
2. Slang.v.t., v.i.
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.).
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]
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.
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doll- Evolved as a pet name for Dorothy, first meaning "mistress."
See also related terms for mistress.
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Past participle: dolled
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|Noun||1.||doll - a small replica of a person; used as a toy|
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
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) woman|
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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.
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1. (= toy) → muñeca f
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doll[dɒl] n → bambola
doll's house → casa delle bambole
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a toy in the shape of a small human being. a china doll. pop دُمْيَه، لُعْبَه кукла boneca panenka die Puppe dukke κούκλαmuñeca nukk عروسک nukke poupéeבבה गुड़िया lutka (játék)baba boneka brúða, dúkka bambola 人形 인형 lėlė lelle anak patung popdokke, figurlalka نانزكه، ناوكۍ، ګوډۍ: (اصطلاح) غوړه او شكلې ښځه boneca păpuşă кукла bábika lutka lutka docka ตุ๊กตา oyuncak bebek 玩具娃娃 лялька انسانی شبیہہ کا گڈا یا گڑیا خصوصا بچوں کے کھیلنے کے لۓ búp bê 玩具娃娃
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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
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