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doll1 British & World English

A small model of a human figure, typically one of a baby or girl, used as a child’s toy

doll2 British & World English

A temporary barrier on a racecourse or gallop

doll English Thesaurus

the child was sitting hugging a doll

Doll, Sir Richard British & World English

(1912–2005), English physician; full name William Richard Shaboe Doll. With Sir A. Bradford Hill (1897–1991) he was the first to show a statistical link between smoking and lung cancer

baby-doll British & World English

Denoting a style of women’s clothing resembling that traditionally worn by a doll or young child, especially short, high-waisted, short-sleeved dresses

rag doll British & World English

A soft doll made from pieces of cloth

Dutch doll British & World English

A jointed wooden doll

paper doll British & World English

A piece of paper cut or folded into the shape of a human figure

Russian doll British & World English

Each of a set of brightly painted hollow wooden dolls of varying sizes, designed to fit inside each other

apple-head doll British & World English

In American folk art, a doll whose head has been fashioned from a dried peeled apple

doll's house British & World English

A miniature toy house used for playing with dolls

barbie British & World English

A doll representing a conventionally attractive young woman

Barbie doll in Barbie British & World English

A doll representing a conventionally attractive young woman

kachina doll in kachina British & World English

A small carved figure representing a kachina

kewpie British & World English

A type of doll characterized by a large head, big eyes, chubby cheeks, and a curl or topknot on top of its head

kewpie doll in kewpie British & World English

A type of doll characterized by a large head, big eyes, chubby cheeks, and a curl or topknot on top of its head

Barbie New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

doll representing an attractive young woman

bobblehead British & World English

A figurine with a disproportionately large head mounted on a spring so that it bobs up and down, often made as a caricature of a famous person

bobblehead doll in bobblehead British & World English

A figurine with a disproportionately large head mounted on a spring so that it bobs up and down, often made as a caricature of a famous person

matryoshka British & World English

Another term for Russian doll.

matryoshka doll in matryoshka British & World English

Another term for Russian doll.

doll someone up in doll English Thesaurus

she dolled herself up before he came round to dinner

William Richard Shaboe Doll in Doll, Sir Richard British & World English

(1912–2005), English physician; full name William Richard Shaboe Doll. With Sir A. Bradford Hill (1897–1991) he was the first to show a statistical link between smoking and lung cancer