dolly

A dolly is a cart with two wheels and long handles used for moving heavy objects. Instead of carrying one box at a time, stack them on a dolly and wheel them all to the van at once.

A dolly, which you can also call a "hand truck" or a "two-wheeler," is an L-shaped device with a flat base that slides easily underneath a box or piece of furniture. Tilt the dolly back on its wheels, and it's fairly simple to transport things, even if they're too heavy for you to lift. Another meaning of dolly is "doll," as in a child's toy that looks like a little person: "Give your brother back his dolly!"

Primary Meanings of dolly

1.
n
conveyance consisting of a wheeled platform for moving heavy objects
2.
n
a small replica of a person; used as a toy
Full Definitions of dolly
1

n conveyance consisting of a wheeled platform for moving heavy objects

Type of:
conveyance, transport
something that serves as a means of transportation

n conveyance consisting of a wheeled support on which a camera can be mounted

Type of:
conveyance, transport
something that serves as a means of transportation
2

n a small replica of a person; used as a toy

Synonyms:
doll
Types:
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golliwog, golliwogg
a grotesque black doll
kachina
a carved doll wearing the costume of a particular Pueblo spirit; usually presented to a child as a gift
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; intended to fit over the hand and be manipulated with the fingers
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
glove doll, glove puppet, hand puppet
a puppet with a cloth body and hollow head; fits over the hand
Type of:
plaything, toy
an artifact designed to be played with

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