Definition of toying



  • behave carelessly or indifferently; "Play about with a young girl's affection". Synonyms: dally, flirt, play, toy.
  • manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination; "She played nervously with her wedding ring", "Don't fiddle with the screws", "He played with the idea of running for the Senate". Synonyms: diddle, fiddle, play, toy.
  • engage in an activity as if it were a game rather than take it seriously; "They played games on their opponents", "play the stock market", "play with her feelings", "toy with an idea". Synonyms: play, toy.

Related words


Words nearby toying

trying, tying.

Rhymes with toying

annoying, cloying.

More information about toying

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • toying is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 10 points
  • toying is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 10 points
  • toying is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 11 points
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