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Definition of "mannequin" []

  • A life-size full or partial representation of the human body, used for the fitting or displaying of clothes; a dummy. (noun)
  • A jointed model of the human body used by artists, especially to demonstrate the arrangement of drapery. Also called lay figure. (noun)
  • One who models clothes; a model. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "mannequin" in a sentence
  • "One of them that he wanted to conduct was what he called a mannequin test."
  • "Unless he was flash frozen (which he wasn't), Mayborne would have been discovered curled up somewhere rather than in mannequin-like repose."
  • "When the mannequin is removed the text “Thank you for seeing me” become visible."