doll: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dol), [key]
— n.
  1. a small figure representing a baby or other human being, esp. for use as a child's toy.
    1. a pretty but expressionless or unintelligent woman.
    2. a girl or woman, esp. one who is considered attractive.
    3. a boy or man who is considered attractive.
    4. (sometimes cap.) an affectionate or familiar term of address (sometimes offensive when used to strangers, casual acquaintances, subordinates, etc., esp. by a male to a female).
  2. a generous or helpful person: You're a doll for lending me your car.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to dress in an elegant or ostentatiously stylish manner: She got all dolled up for a trip to the opera.


Pronunciation: (dol), [key]
— n.
  1. a female given name, form of
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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