Definition of rag doll in English:

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rag doll

Pronunciation: /ˈraɡ ˌdäl/


1A soft doll made from pieces of cloth.
Example sentences
  • A few mornings ago I started cutting out the pieces for a rag doll for Amelia's birthday.
  • They might be funny old things to look at, yet they have a simple honesty that makes us like them, in the way that we care for a favourite rag doll or knitted teddy.
  • It was a rag doll, stamped front and back on a piece of cloth that you cut out and sewed around and filled with sawdust.
2 (ragdoll) A cat of a breed noted for its docile temperament, having blue eyes and a medium- to long-haired silky coat and typically of a light color with dark points: [as modifier]: I bought a ragdoll kitten just over a year ago from what I thought was a respectable breeder
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  • The body color of ragdolls may be platinum gray, milk white, ivory or fawn.
  • Last year the ragdoll ranked 20th among the 36 breeds registered by CFA.
  • Like a plush cat come to life, the Ragdoll is known for it total relaxation skills.

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Syllabification: rag doll

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