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toymaker

Line breaks: toy|maker
Pronunciation: /ˈtɔɪmeɪkə
 
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Definition of toymaker in English:

noun

A maker or manufacturer of toys.
Example sentences
  • There will also be plenty to tempt those who are watching their waistlines - from potters, photographers, painters, toymakers, silversmiths and woodworkers.
  • Demand outstrips supply and in 1934 he goes to the toymakers Parker Brothers who turn him down on the grounds that it contains 52 ‘fundamental errors’.
  • The toymaker's loss is our gain, because years later, when Toshie was rediscovered long after his death of cancer in London in 1928 at the age of 60, the design was put into production.

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