from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A child's usually small toy having the likeness of a human.
- n. A pretty child.
- n. Slang An attractive person.
- n. Slang A woman.
- n. Slang A sweetheart or darling.
- n. Slang A helpful or obliging person.
- doll up Slang To dress oneself smartly and often ostentatiously, especially for a special occasion.
- doll up Slang To add embellishing details to in order to make much more attractive.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A toy in the form of a human.
- n. Used to refer to or address a woman.
- n. A term of endearment (ie. darling).
- v. To cause to be more beautiful of attractive. See also doll up.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a small, usually flexible figure representing a human being, especially a toy baby for a little girl; a child's puppet.
- n. an attractive woman or girl.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sweetheart; a mistress; a paramour; a doxy. Also dolly.
- n. A puppet representing a child, usually a little girl (but also sometimes a boy or a man, as a soldier, etc.), used as a toy by children, especially by girls.
- n. Dung, especially of pigeons.
- n. A large cake of sawdust mixed with dung, used for fuel.
- n. A large lump.
- n. A simple contrivance on a Jacquard loom which indicates to the weaver that something is wrong with the action of the pattern-card cylinder. Also called detector and blockhead-board.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small replica of a person; used as a toy
- n. informal terms for a (young) woman
From Doll, nickname for Dorothy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Doll, a popular pet form of Dorothy. (Wiktionary)