HyperDic: plaything

English > 1 sense of the word plaything:
NOUNartifactplaything, toyan artifact designed to be played with
plaything > pronunciation
Soundspley'thih.ng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > plaything: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn artifact designed to be played with.
Synonymtoy
NarrowerFrisbeeA light, plastic disk about 10 inches in diameter
Lego, Lego set(trademark) a child's plastic construction set for making mechanical models
Meccano, Meccano setA child's construction set for making mechanical models
ballA spherical object used as a plaything
balloonsmall thin inflatable rubber bag with narrow neck
cockhorseAnything used as a toy horse (such as a rocking horse or one knee of an adult)
doll, dollyA small replica of a person
dollhouse, doll's houseA small model of a house used as a toy by children
hobby, hobbyhorse, rocking horseA child's plaything consisting of an imitation horse mounted on rockers
hula-hoopplaything consisting of a tubular plastic hoop for swinging around the hips
jack-in-the-boxplaything consisting of a toy clown that jumps out of a box when the lid is opened
jumping jackplaything consisting of a toy figure with movable joints that can be made to dance by pulling strings
jungle gymA structure of vertical and horizontal rods where children can climb and play
kaleidoscopeAn optical toy in a tube
kiteplaything consisting of a light frame covered with tissue paper
pea shooterA straight narrow tube through which pellets (as dried peas) can be blown at a target
pinataplaything consisting of a container filled with toys and candy
pinwheel, pinwheel wind collectorA toy consisting of vanes of colored paper or plastic that is pinned to a stick and spins when it is pointed into the wind
playhouse, wendy houseplaything consisting of a small model of a house that children can play inside of
pogo stickplaything consisting of a pole with foot rests and a strong spring
popgunplaything consisting of a toy gun that makes a popping sound
rattleA baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken
sandbox, sandpile, sandpitA plaything consisting of a pile of sand or a box filled with sand for children to play in
seesaw, teeter, teeter-totter, teetertotter, teeterboard, tilting board, dandle boardA plaything consisting of a board / board balanced on a fulcrum
slide, playground slide, sliding boardplaything consisting of a sloping chute down which children can slide
slingshot, sling, catapultA plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms
stick horseA child's plaything consisting on an imitation horse's head on one end of a stick
swingmechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth
teddy, teddy bearplaything consisting of a child's toy bear (usually plush and stuffed with soft materials)
top, whirligig, teetotum, spinning topA conical child's plaything tapering to a steel point on which it can be made to spin
train setA toy consisting of small models of railroad trains and the track for them to run on
water pistol, water gun, squirt gun, squirterplaything consisting of a toy pistol that squirts water
yo-yoA toy consisting of a spool that is reeled up and down on a string by motions of the hand
Broaderartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
Spanishjuguete, juguetes
Catalanjoguet, joguina

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