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paper doll Syllabification: pa·per doll

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of paper doll in English:


A piece of paper cut or folded into the shape of a human figure.
Example sentences
  • Of course, every time I wanted to change ‘her’ clothes, I had to rip the tape off the doll, and it always took a piece of the paper doll with it.
  • A group of five children in Old Washermenpet is spending the summer indoors making paper dolls and houses, doing crayon paintings, playing chess, scrabble, book cricket and hide and seek.
  • When I was little I used to love those paper dolls that you could cut out of kiddies' comics.
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