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synonyms for plaything

  • bauble
  • gadget
  • pastime
  • amusement
  • doll
  • game
  • gimcrack
  • trifle
  • trinket

antonyms for plaything

MOST RELEVANT
  • implement
  • instrument
  • tool
  • utensil
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How to use plaything in a sentence

The new technologies have created products that could not have been imagined before, including digital playthings that are often of little practical value, such as nonfungible tokens and meme cryptocurrencies.
WILL THE CRYPTO CRASH BEGET A BETTER CRYPTO FUTURE?ESWAR PRASADJUNE 16, 2022TIME
I would hunt around the house and dig deep into their toy bins for playthings they had long forgotten.
HOW TO BEAT INFLATION AND EMPTY SHELVES THIS HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASONMICHELLE SINGLETARYNOVEMBER 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Yet while receiving a fair amount of criticism, Branson’s flight heralds a key step towards making space travel more accessible than ever before—even if it does just seem like a plaything for the world’s richest men right now.
RICHARD BRANSON JUST FLEW TO THE EDGE OF SPACE. HERE’S WHAT IT MEANS FOR SPACE TRAVEL.JONATHAN O'CALLAGHANJULY 12, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The three spent an hour discussing the new “plaything,” as Mr. Norwood insisted upon calling it.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
In every vessel the men must have a plaything, and Jack served his bigger comrades admirably in that capacity.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Little Tommy was the only creature on earth that loved him,—his only treasure, his only plaything.
THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 17, NO. 101, MARCH, 1866VARIOUS
It was a dreamer's plaything and I bought it with scant savings that should have been spent on another project.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
I put down in haste and with an agitated pen the terrible events of which I have been the plaything for the last few days.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
Such work had never before left China, and Betsy saw that Napoleon was as pleased as a child with a new plaything.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
Won't we have real nice times going to school together, and then I've brought a plaything for you.
THE ENGLISH ORPHANSMARY JANE HOLMES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PLAYTHING

  • bagatelle
  • bauble
  • bibelot
  • bric-a-brac
  • conversation piece
  • curio
  • curiosity
  • embellishment
  • frill
  • furbelow
  • gadget
  • miniature
  • notion
  • novelty
  • objet d'art
  • ornament
  • plaything
  • souvenir
  • thingamajig
  • toy
  • trifle
  • trinket
  • whatnot
  • whimsy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.