1play with somethingFiddle or tamper with something.‘has somebody been playing with these taps?’
handle, hold, pick up, move
- ‘she was playing with her hair’
2play with someone or somethingTreat someone or something inconsiderately for one's own amusement.
take advantage of, impose on, exploit, make use of, use, abuse, misuse, manipulate, take liberties with, trifle with, play with
- ‘she likes to play with people's emotions’
3play with oneself informal Masturbate.
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