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Noun
A person who lacks intelligence
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“He was no dummy and you had to be slick when playing this kind of game around him.”
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A figure used for displaying or fitting clothes
“The dressmaker's dummy and a blue wing chair that is used repeatedly are symbolic of the upper-middle-class venues of Mammy's travail.”
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An object designed to resemble or be a replica of something else
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“When Caroline arrived, she quickly mocked up a dummy of The Lady while I gazed on in awe.”
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An object designed to serve as a substitute for the real or usual one
“The printer needs a dummy of the finished book if he is to print a jacket that fits precisely.”
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A plastic or rubber teat used to soothe or comfort a baby
“Leah asked the doctor whether he thought it was better to give the baby a dummy or to let it suck its thumb.”
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A dummy or other representation of a person, group, or object
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Fake pill
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A puppet, usually made of wood, which is animated by the pulling of strings
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An outline or image universally applicable to a general conception
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Dressmaker's mannequin
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A nominal leader or head without real power
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A person or group which is used or controlled by another
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A quick and nimble move, typically to elude
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Puppet used for ventriloquism
Adjective
Being an imitative or fake version of something
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“One played the officer, who started with a dummy gun in hand. The other played the suspect and tried to take the gun away.”
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Mentally deficient or underdeveloped
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Lacking in intelligence, or unable to comprehend ideas
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Adjective
Being done for purposes of assessment or as a trial
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Taking the place of that which came before
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