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Definition of "manikins" [manikins]

  • Plural form of manikin. (noun)

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Use "manikins" in a sentence
  • "He showed that none of that class has either depth, ardor, or sincerity; that, their intellectual culture being slight and their erudition a simple varnish, they must remain, in short, manikins who produce the effect and make the gesture of the enlightened beings that they are not."
  • "That's if you include my co-workers, our American Red Cross trainer, Haseeb Durrani , and the 10 or so crash dummies they're called "manikins" that Mr. Durrani brought along for practicing mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and chest compressions."
  • "Everything they wanted was within reach, or at least one nod away, so mostly, the adults stood upright, their arms stuck to their sides, like manikins unaware of the night dimming around them."