AskDefine | Define plaything

Dictionary Definition

plaything n : an artifact designed to be played with [syn: toy]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. a thing or person intended for playing with, and therefore not to be considered seriously

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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