Definition of toytown in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɔɪtaʊn/


1Resembling a quaint or miniature replica of something: below you, far away, was a single toytown rooftop
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  • Through the gap in the bush at the bottom of the garden drives a small miniature milk float like an escape from toytown, it comes halfway up the path, then turns round and disappears through the hole again.
  • By the time we reached Slavonice, we were well acquainted with the crazy gables, layered up with arches and pediments like toytown building blocks, or flanked with scrolling S's like Quaker wigs.
  • We arrive back at the barn, and our Vgar guide, Anne Marie, drives us to the toytown village of Bour, which she says has ‘one of the world's most fabulous views ’, looking west to Mykines island and, far beyond, distant Iceland.
1.1Having no real value, substance, or merit: toytown tunes, daft haircuts, and even dafter trousers
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  • ‘Mengnapeel’ traces out a friendly tune with toytown sounds shadowed by tictac pulses.
  • For them, devolution is little more than a cynical Unionist plot to fob the Scots off with a toytown assembly and suffocate desire for ‘real’ self-rule.
  • Or you might wonder what the point is in making a whole movie about these twee and distinctly watery toytown characters.

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