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dummy

noun

1 dummy

A person who does not talk.

synonym: silent person.

Roget 683: inactivity; inaction etc. 681; inertness etc. 172; obstinacy etc. 606.    lull etc. (cessation) ... show more

Roget 840: amusement, entertainment, recreation, fun, game, fun and games; diversion, divertissement; reaction, solace; pastime, passetemps [Fr.], sport; ... show more

Roget 147: substitution, commutation; supplanting etc. v.; metaphor, metonymy etc. (figure of speech) 521.    [Thing substituted] substitute, ersatz, makeshift, ... show more

Roget 581: aphony, aphonia; dumbness etc. adj.; obmutescence; absence of voice, want of voice; dysphony; cacoepy; silence etc. (taciturnity) 585; ... show more

Dutch: fopspeen
Polish: milczek, mumia, niemowa



2 dummy

An ignorant or foolish person.

synonyms: boob, booby, dope, dumbbell, pinhead.

Dutch: appelflap, augurk, dombo, domoor, droplul, druiloor, eend, eendvogel, ei, ezelsveulen ... show more
Polish: cymbał, głąb, matoł, osioł, tuman, tłuczek, tłuk, tłumok

3 dummy

A figure representing the human form.

Dutch: speen

4 dummy

A cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet.

synonyms: blank, blank shell.

Roget 158: impotence; inability, disability; disablement, impuissance, imbecility; incapacity, incapability; inaptitude, ineptitude, incompetence, unproductivity; indocility; invalidity, ... show more

Polish: nabój ćwiczebny, ślepak, ślepy nabój

verb

1 dummy

Make a dummy of:
— Dummy up the books that are to be published.

synonym: dummy up.

adjective

1 dummy

Having the appearance of being real but lacking capacity to function.


Moby thesaurus: Boeotian, Charlie McCarthy, Intertype, Linotype, Monotype, a nobody, a nothing, ace, adherent, advocate, affected, agent, alter ego, alternate, alternative, amicus curiae, analogy, ancilla, apocryphal, appliance ... show more.

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