Definition of Toyish

1. a. Sportive; trifling; wanton.



Definition of Toyish

1. Adjective. (dated) sportive; trifling; wanton ¹

2. Adjective. Resembling a toy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Toyish

1. frivolous [adj] - See also: frivolous

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toyish

toy with
toyboy
toyboys
toyear
toyed
toyer
toyers
toyetic
toyful
toyhouse
toyhouses
toyi-toyi
toying
toyingly
toyings
toyish (current term)
toyishly
toyless
toylike
toylsom
toymaker
toymakers
toymaking
toyman
toymen
toyo
toyocamycin
toyocamycin nitrile hydrolase
toyohaite
toyon

Literary usage of Toyish

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1. Southern Literary Messenger by Carnegie-Mellon University, School of Computer Science (1844)
"Buildings should be made for use more than for mere ornament and every thing trivial and toyish should be studiously avoided. " Should a structure," says ..."

2. Toy Dogs and Their Ancestors, Including the History and Mangement of Toy by Wentworth (1911)
"I have recently seen several judges report on Toy Spaniels as "too toyish." One might as well complain of a cat for being too " pussy- ish. ..."

3. The Ladies' Lexicon and Parlour Companion: Containing Nearly Every Word in by William Grimshaw (1870)
"... toyed: adj. toyish: в. toyish- ness. TRACE, s. Mark left by any thing passing; track ; path ; that part of the harness by which the draught is given, ..."

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