What does dolly mean?

Definitions for dolly
ˈdɒl idol·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dolly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dolly(noun)

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

  2. dolly(noun)

    conveyance consisting of a wheeled platform for moving heavy objects

  3. doll, dolly(noun)

    a small replica of a person; used as a toy

Wiktionary

  1. dolly(Noun)

    A contrivance, turning on a vertical axis by a handle or winch, and giving a circular motion to the ore to be washed; a stirrer.

  2. dolly(Noun)

    A tool with an indented head for shaping the head of a rivet.

  3. dolly(Noun)

    In pile driving, a block interposed between the head of the pile and the ram of the driver.

  4. dolly(Noun)

    A small truck with a single wide roller used for moving heavy beams, columns, etc., in bridge building.

  5. dolly(Noun)

    A compact, narrow-gauge locomotive used for moving construction trains, switching, etc.

  6. dolly(Noun)

    A specialized piece of film equipment resembling a little cart on which a camera is mounted.

  7. dolly(Noun)

    (children, colloquial): A child's name for a doll.

  8. dolly(Noun)

    A ball hit by a batsman such that it goes gently to a fielder for a simple catch.

  9. dolly(Noun)

    a doll

  10. dolly(Verb)

    To hit a dolly.

  11. dolly(Verb)

    To move an object using a dolly.

  12. Dolly(ProperNoun)

    A diminutive of the female given name Dorothy, and later also of Dolores.

  13. Dolly(ProperNoun)

    Dolly Parton

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dolly(noun)

    a contrivance, turning on a vertical axis by a handle or winch, and giving a circular motion to the ore to be washed; a stirrer

  2. Dolly(noun)

    a tool with an indented head for shaping the head of a rivet

  3. Dolly(noun)

    in pile driving, a block interposed between the head of the pile and the ram of the driver

  4. Dolly(noun)

    a small truck with a single wide roller used for moving heavy beams, columns, etc., in bridge building

  5. Dolly(noun)

    a compact, narrow-gauge locomotive used for moving construction trains, switching, etc

  6. Dolly(noun)

    a child's mane for a doll

Freebase

  1. Dolly

    Dolly is a rock band from Nantes, France. The group is popular in France but less well-known elsewhere. Dolly's vocalist Emmanuelle Monet has appeared in many collaborations, including a song together with Apocalyptica on the single "Wie weit/How far/En Vie". Dolly stopped their activity indefinitely after the death of Mickaël Chamberlin in a car accident on 25 May 2005.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dolly

    dol′i, n. a complimentary offering of flowers, sweetmeats, &c. on a tray. [Anglo-Ind.,—Hindi, dālī.]

  2. Dolly

    dol′i, n. dim. of Doll.—adj. babyish.—n. Doll′iness.

  3. Dolly

    dol′i, n. a wooden shaft attached to a disc with projecting arms, used for stirring clothes in a washing-tub; somewhat similar pieces of apparatus in mining, pile-driving, &c.—v.t. to wash (clothes) in a tub: to beat (red-hot metal) with a hammer: to crush ore with a dolly, to obtain or yield by this method.—adj. Doll′ied.—n. Doll′ier. [Prob. from Dolly, the familiar form of Dorothy.]

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  1. dolly

    Song lyrics by dolly -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by dolly on the Lyrics.com website.

Anagrams for dolly »

  1. Lloyd, oldly

How to pronounce dolly?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say dolly in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dolly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dolly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of dolly in a Sentence

  1. Kat Thek:

    People were saying bizarrely mean things to Dolly Parton it made me really mad, she is a treasure everyone loves her what is the point of being mean to Dolly Parton?

  2. Ken Burns:

    I'd put her on the Mount Rushmore right away, dolly Parton voice is one of the greatest gifts from God any singer has ever been bestowed with. Dolly Parton is a phenomenal song writer... Dolly Parton's Dolly Parton and Dolly Parton's funny and Dolly Parton's self-effacing. Dolly Parton's a good human being. Dolly Parton makes fun of Dolly Parton. So Dolly Parton's the total package, as somebody says in the film.

  3. Dolly Partonhas:

    I’d feel like a fool if I went [incognito] somewhere and I looked awful and they recognized me anyhow, i’d rather they just say, ‘Oh, I saw Dolly Parton today,’ than just say, ‘Lord, did you see Dolly Parton? She looked like hell.’ That would be the worse thing for someone like me – a big painted-up plastic doll.

  4. Kenny Rogers thanks:

    Barry Gibb was producing an album on me and Barry Gibb gave me this song, and I went and learned it and went into the studio and sang it for four days. And I finally looked at Barry Gibb and said, Barry Gibb, I dont even like this song anymore. And Barry Gibb said, You know what we need ? We need Dolly Parton. I thought, Man, that guy is a visionary. Kenny Rogers thanks GETS CANDID ON PERFORMING WITH DOLLY PARTON FOR THE LAST TIME Country music star Kenny Rogers thanks gives Kenny Rogers thanks acceptance speech at the ceremony for the 2013 inductions into the Country Music Hall of Fame. ( The Associated Press).

  5. Tom Sexton:

    Dolly's the No. 1 most unimpeachable hillbilly. You're a close second, it's true.

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