HyperDic: simulacrum

English > 2 senses of the word simulacrum:
NOUNattributesimulacruman insubstantial or vague semblance
artifactsimulacrum, effigy, imagea representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture)
English > simulacrum: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningAn insubstantial or vague semblance.
Broadersemblance, gloss, color, colourAn outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading
English > simulacrum: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA representation of a person (especially in the form of sculpture).
Synonymseffigy, image
NarrowerGuyAn effigy of Guy Fawkes that is burned on a bonfire on Guy Fawkes Day
idol, graven image, godA material effigy that is worshipped
scarecrow, straw man, strawman, bird-scarer, scarerAn effigy in the shape of a man to frighten birds away from seeds
waxwork, wax figureAn effigy (usually of a famous person) made of wax
BroaderrepresentationA creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
Spanishefigie, figura, simulacro
Catalanefígie, simulacre

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