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Doll appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Note both sadists I tiled doll up if I pull odd elitists I dash to bet on.
  • Warden Ruth’s a Barbie doll I venally did as a sad idyll, an evil lode I bra-bash turned raw.
  • Now I may let a lost peccadillo dared nudely, tsar, ban a bra styled under a doll I’d accept so lately… Am I won?
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun doll:


Doll is sometimes a misspelling of dull.

The word doll is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun doll

What does doll mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: dolls

  1. a small replica of a person; used as a toy
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of doll: dolly
    • more generic words: plaything / toy = an artifact designed to be played with
    • more specific terms:
      • golliwogg / golliwog = a grotesque black doll
      • kachina = a carved doll wearing the costume of a particular Pueblo spirit
      • paper doll = a piece of paper cut or folded into the shape of a human being
      • puppet = a doll with a hollow head of a person or animal and a cloth body
      • rag doll = a cloth doll that is stuffed and (usually) painted
      • sawdust doll = a doll that is stuffed with sawdust
      • toy soldier = a doll that resembles a soldier
  2. informal terms for a (young) woman

Alternative definition of the noun doll


  1. A toy in the form of a human.
  2. [informal] Used to refer to or address a woman.
  3. [Australia] A term of endearment (ie. darling).


  1. Doll a.k.a. Angela Pan: Pan Yin-tze, better known as Angela Pan, is a Chinese actress who starred in numerous films and soap operas in the 1970s–1980s.
  2. Doll a.k.a. Lula is an award-winning musical artist, musician.
    • read more about Lula
  3. Doll a.k.a. Suzette Gunn is an actress, film director and screenwriter.

There are other people with in their name, like Ana Doll, Don Doll, Eva Doll, Lee Doll, Pyn Doll, Adam Doll, Baby Doll, Baby-Doll, Bill Doll, Doll Face and many others.


Doll a.k.a. The Doll were a punk rock/new wave band from London, England, who had a top-thirty hit in 1979 with "Desire Me".


  1. Doll is a fictional character from the 1974 film Dunderklumpen.
  2. Doll: Dolly is a fictional character from the 2014 TV series Doll & Em.
    • also known as Dolly
  3. Doll is a fictional character from the film "Come Early Morning".
  4. Doll is a fictional character from the 1980 film The Private Eyes.
  5. Doll is a fictional character from the 1979 stop motion animated film Nutcracker Fantasy.
  6. Doll is a fictional character from the 2004 film Shrek 2.
  7. Doll is fictional character from the 2013 film Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian.
  8. Doll is a fictional character from the 2011 film Cross.
  9. Doll is a fictional character from the 1961 film Payroll.
  10. Doll is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like A doll, Air Doll, Rag doll, Baby Doll, Baby-Doll, China Doll, Doll Maker, Barbie doll, [email protected].


"Doll" is a book by Ed McBain.

  • characters:
    • Stephen Louis Carella
    • Detective Bert Kling
    • Meyer Meyer
    • Det. Eileen Burke
    • Lt. Peter Byrnes
    • Alex Delgado
    • Bob O'Brien
    • Hal Willis
    • Andy Parker
    • Cotton Hawes
    • Arthur Brown
    • Detective Roger Havilland
    • Richard Genero


  1. "Doll" is a 2010 film directed by Ebrahim Vahidzadeh.
  2. "Doll" is a film, directed by Men Hoi Wong.
    • country: China
    • genres: Drama, Animation
    • released in (4 years ago)


"Doll" is an artwork (painted aluminum) by Hans Bellmer, begun in (80 years ago).

  • media: painted aluminum


  1. "Doll" is the major debut single released by Japanese pop rock band Scandal. It was released in two versions: a limited CD+DVD edition and a regular CD-only edition. The title track was used as the October and November 2008 opening theme for TBS's "Rank Oukoku", as well as the October 2008 ending theme for Tokyo MX's "Break Poing". The single reached #26 on the Oricon weekly chart and charted for five weeks, selling 12,572 copies. The DVD includes the karaoke PV for "Doll" with cheers from Scandal.
  2. "doll" is a composition.
    • also known as doll (Lia version), doll (instrumental)
    • music by Jun Maeda
  3. "Doll", released in 2005, was J-Pop singer Sayaka's first and only album to date. It reached a #44 ranking on the Oricon sales chart.It comes with a slip cover and a booklet with many moody pictures of SAYAKA.
  4. "DOLL" is a 2008 single by Scandal.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  5. "DOLL" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  6. "Doll" is a composition.
  7. "DOLL" is a cataloged instance, composition.
  8. "Doll" is a musical album of Keiko Matsui.
    • released on (22 years ago)
  9. "Doll" is a musical single of Trick Mammoth.
    • released on
  10. "DOLL" is a musical EP of 鬱P.
  11. "DOLL" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  12. "DoLL" is a composition.
  13. "Doll" is a composition.


  1. Doll is a science fiction josei manga by Mitsukazu Mihara. Appearing as a serial in the Japanese manga magazine Feel Young from 1998 to 2002, the thirty-three chapters of Doll were collected into six bound volumes by Shodensha and published from August 2000 to August 2002. Taking place in the future, the plot focuses on relationships between people and the eponymous androids; the series has an overarching plot that follows an illegal reprogrammer of Dolls and his revenge against the corporation which creates them. One of the characters, the corporation that manufactors the Dolls, and the concept of the Dolls appeared earlier in Mihara's short manga "The Sunflower Quality Of An Integrated Circuit", later collected in IC in a Sunflower.
  2. Doll is a 2 ft gauge 0-6-0 T steam locomotive in service at the Leighton Buzzard Narrow Gauge Railway in Bedfordshire.
  3. Doll: Dolls is a fictional object in the anime and manga franchise Bleach by Tite Kubo.
  4. Doll a.k.a. Active: An Active is a person that has had their personality wiped so they can be imprinted with new personalities.

Phrases with Doll

Phrases starting with the word Doll:

  1. doll up
  2. Doll Eualid
  3. doll's eyes
  4. Doll's Head
  5. Doll's Daisy
  6. doll's house

Phrases ending with the word Doll:

  1. rag doll
  2. Love Doll
  3. glove doll
  4. paper doll
  5. Action Doll
  6. Russian Doll
  7. sawdust doll

Other phrases containing the word Doll:

  1. White Doll's Daisy
  2. White Doll's-Daisy
  3. Carolina Doll's Daisy
  4. Hartweg's Doll's-Lily
  5. Smallhead Doll's Daisy
  6. Apalachicola Doll's Daisy
  7. Claspingleaf Doll's Daisy

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Doll

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Google previewThe Doll Universe (b/w)

by Cheatham Robert

The doll is a fetish of presences which have left the room, a keepsake of revenants, ghosts long gone but retaining efficacy,

The doll is the ultimate apparatus because the human gives birth to it, the inhuman, which then rips the face off the ...

Google previewRighteous Propagation (2004)

African Americans and the Politics of Racial Destiny After Reconstruction by Michele Mitchell


Google previewThe Psychology of Death in Fantasy and History (2004)

by Jerry S. Piven

Without the child's compassion and imagination, the doll is a corpse. Rage denies this participation in the...

Google previewIntegrative Processes and Socialization (2013)

Early To Middle Childhood by Thomas D. Yawkey, James E. Johnson

either an active fashion, as seen in the preceding example of the car trip where the doll is an active agent, or in a passive way, as seen in pretending to feed the baby. Here the doll is a passive recipient in the pretend episode (decentration).

Google previewThe Illustrated Dream Dictionary (2006)

by Russell Grant

DOLLS • See also: Childhood/Children. A paper doll and there's a rival somewhere in your love life.

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Fashion Design (2007)

by Gavin Ambrose, Paul Harris

A baby doll nightdress is designed to be provocative and is often made from a transparent fabric, such as chiffon and decorated with lace, bows, appliqués and other adornments. Baby dolls typically have a hemline that competes with a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1775)

Answering at Once the Purposes of Rhyming, Spelling, and Pronouncing. On a Plan Not Hitherto Attempted ... To which is Prefixed a Copious Introduction to the Various Uses of the Work ... and for the Purposes of Poetry is Added an Index of Allowable Rhymes by John Walker

Lell, doll, droll, extol, capitol, &c. Allowable rhymes, all, ball, &c. aws, bawl, &c. bole, mole, &c. dull, mull, &c. O L D. old, bold, cold, geld, bold, mold, scold, sold, told, behold, o: asfeld, apbold, withhold, foretold, manifold, marigold. Perfect ...

Google previewGirl Culture: An Encyclopedia [2 Volumes] (2007)

An Encyclopedia by Claudia Mitchell, Jacqueline Reid-Walsh

As manufacturing and media developed, black dolls continued to be a staple of doll production. The civil rights movement established an enduring connection with black dolls in the popular imagination through the work of psychologists ...



DOLLAR 43 Roman Ivory DolL of the young mind dates from the most remote times, and is common in all countries, barbarous as well as civilised, springing from the early mental process which requires some object to increase the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Psychology (2007)

by Roy F. Baumeister, Kathleen D. Vohs

Definition Albert Bandura conducted the Bobo doll studies in the 1960s to investigate whether children could learn new behaviors through observation. The descriptive name of these studies comes from an inflatable child's toy, a “Bobo doll,” ...

Google previewA Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and Commercial Navigation (1859)

by John Ramsay McCulloch

doll. = %. l id. -- 6 doll ...

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Quotes about Doll

I knew I wanted to have a doll of myself on the cover. I thought, I wanna see myself as a Ken doll. (David Byrne)
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Scrabble value of D2O1L1L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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