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English adjective: dummy

1. dummy having the appearance of being real but lacking capacity to function


SamplesA dummy corporation.


Similarartificial, unreal


Antonymsnatural


English noun: dummy

1. dummy (person) a person who does not talk


Synonymssilent person


Broader (hypernym)deaf-and-dumb person, deaf-mute, mute

2. dummy (person) an ignorant or foolish person


Synonymsboob, booby, dope, dumbbell, pinhead


Broader (hypernym)simple, simpleton

3. dummy (artifact) a figure representing the human form


Broader (hypernym)figure


Narrower (hyponym)form, lay figure, manakin, manikin, mannequin, mannikin, ventriloquist's dummy

4. dummy (artifact) a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet


Synonymsblank, blank shell


Broader (hypernym)cartridge


English verb: dummy

1. dummy (creation) make a dummy of


SamplesDummy up the books that are to be published.


Synonymsdummy up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)create, make, produce









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