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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Doll, a popular pet form of Dorothy.

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NounEdit

doll (plural dolls)

  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).

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VerbEdit

doll (third-person singular simple present dolls, present participle dolling, simple past and past participle dolled)

  1. (intransitive, followed by "up") To cause to be more beautiful of attractive. See also doll up.

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doll m (plural dolls)

  1. ray

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Central German and German Low German form corresponding to Upper German toll (great; crazy). In modern standard German both forms have come to be lexically distinguished.

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AdjectiveEdit

doll (comparative doller, superlative am dollsten)

  1. (somewhat informal) firm, hard, forceful, strong (of an action)
    Der Schlag war nicht doll, aber er hat mich genau auf die Nase getroffen.
    The blow wasn't hard, but it hit me right in the nose.
  2. (colloquial, most often in negation or sarcatistically) good, great, satisfactory
    Ich geb ja zu, dass es keine dolle Idee war.
    Well, I do admit it wasn't a very good idea.
  3. (colloquial, with Ding) extraordinary, remarkable
    Na, das is’ ja ’n dolles Ding!
    Now, that is some news!

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doll

  1. (somewhat informal) firmly, hard, forcefully (of an action)
    Du musst doller drücken, sonst geht es nicht.
    You need to push harder, otherwise it won't work.