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Definition of doll noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1a child's toy in the shape of a person, especially a baby or a child a rag doll (= one made out of cloth) see also paper doll
  2. 2(informal) a very nice or generous person Would you be a doll and bring me my purse?
  3. 3(old-fashioned) (informal) a word used to describe a pretty or attractive woman, now often considered offensive She's quite a doll.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: doll