Word usage examples
She toyed withBrinkerhoff, walking to the window and angling the readout for abetter view.
Even Mari Ado dropped her hostility like a broken toy as it became clear I was peripheral to the real issue.
Sparks toyed with the agates at his belt ends, striking them against his thigh like a whip, grimacing at each blow.
African carving, a battered toy locomotive, a banderilla, an alpenstock carved with the names of formidable climbs, a tiny ivory Buddha and a broken crucifix.
She thought about it a great deal at night before she slept, and if Amber had not been lying beside her on the same angareb she might have indulged in some preliminary experimentation with the ivory toy.
Nicholas went to the sideboard, Aurora absently toyed with the overlarge ring on her finger.
Thinking that she could not pretend to be a man without being impudent, she began to toy with the lady-lieutenant, who defended himself like a prudish miss.
She then began to jest and toy, and though her dress was extremely disordered she seemed to think that her charms would exercise no power over me.
She stretched out her hand as if to toy with me, whereupon I gave her a slight box on the ear, and imitating the manner of a repentant cavalier she kissed my hand and begged my pardon.
Trevor lay by her chair, contentedly sucking the head of his toy gorilla while Bev and I looked at the plates.