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Words used to describe toys - synonyms or related words

clockwork

noun

operated by a set of springs that work when you turn a handle or key

cuddly

adjective

a cuddly toy is soft and designed to be suitable for cuddling

radio-controlled

adjective

a radio-controlled toy or piece of equipment is operated using radio signals

stuffed

adjective

a stuffed toy or cushion has been filled with a soft material

wind-up

adjective

a wind-up toy or machine is one that works when you turn a key several times

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moonbow

a rainbow produced when water droplets in the air reflect light from the moon rather than the sun

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platform capitalism

a way of doing business that involves recruiting large numbers of people who work for themselves using the company's platform, as used by companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and the like

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