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synonyms for plaything

  • bauble
  • gadget
  • pastime
  • amusement
  • doll
  • game
  • gimcrack
  • trifle
  • trinket
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How to use plaything in a sentence

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
And I will not be the plaything of a moment, to be cast aside the next.
THE SUBSTANCE OF A DREAM F. W. BAIN
It was equally an interesting plaything and a source of mental gymnastics.
RADIO BOYS LOYALTYWAYNE WHIPPLE
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WORDS RELATED TO PLAYTHING

  • bagatelle
  • bauble
  • bibelot
  • bric-a-brac
  • conversation piece
  • curio
  • curiosity
  • device
  • embellishment
  • flummery
  • frill
  • furbelow
  • gadget
  • miniature
  • notion
  • novelty
  • objet d'art
  • ornament
  • plaything
  • showpiece
  • souvenir
  • thingamajig
  • toy
  • trapping
  • trifle
  • whatnot
  • whimsy
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