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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A life-size dummy used to display clothes; A woman who wears clothes to display fashions; A person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal.

Usage examples (38)
  • I'd always wondered if there was a term for this kind of thing, and it turns out there is: 'manikin'.
  • I got a little manikin, I set him on my thoomiken;
  • If your clothes say who you are, you're a manikin.
  • The small green manikin was surely something else. for more
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  • The "manikin" (dwarf) gained notoriety as the famous children's clothing designer's favorite "mannequin" (model).
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