HyperDic: dummy

English > 6 senses of the word dummy:
NOUNperson dummy, silent persona person who does not talk
person dummy, dumbbell, dope, boob, booby, pinheadan ignorant or foolish person
artifactdummya figure representing the human form
artifactdummy, blank, blank shella cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet
ADJECTIVEalldummyhaving the appearance of being real but lacking capacity to function
VERBcreationdummy, dummy upmake a dummy of
dummy > pronunciation
Soundsdah'miy
Rhymesacademy ... yummy: 83 rhymes with miy...
English > dummy: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving the appearance of being real but lacking capacity to function.
Example"a dummy corporation"
Broaderartificial, unrealcontrived by art rather than nature
Spanishfalso, postizo
English > dummy: 6 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who does not talk.
Synonymsilent person
Broadermute, deaf-mute, deaf-and-dumb personA deaf person who is unable to speak
English > dummy: 6 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn ignorant or foolish person.
Synonymsdumbbell, dope, boob, booby, pinhead
Broadersimpleton, simpleA person lacking intelligence or common sense
Spanishbobalicón, bobo, memo, palurdo, tarugo, tonto, zoquete
Catalanbabau, beneit, enze, estaquirot, gamarús, pallús, tanoca, tòtil, totxo
English > dummy: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA figure representing the human form.
Narrowerlay figuredummy in the form of an artist's jointed model of the human body
mannequin, manikin, mannikin, manakin, formA life-size dummy used to display clothes
ventriloquist's dummyA wooden dummy into which a ventriloquist projects the voice
BroaderfigureA model of a bodily form (especially of a person)
English > dummy: 6 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet.
Synonymsblank, blank shell
Broadercartridgeammunition consisting of a cylindrical casing containing an explosive charge and a bullet
English > dummy: 6 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningmake a dummy of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"dummy up the books that are to be published"
Synonymdummy up
Broaderproduce, make, createcreate or manufacture a man-made product
Spanishhacer un borrador, maquetar

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