Synonyms for dummy

Grammar : Noun
Spell : duhm-ee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈdʌm i

Top 10 synonyms for dummy Other synonyms for the word dummy

Définition of dummy

Origin :
  • 1590s, "mute person," from dumb (adj.) + -y (3). Extended by 1845 to "figure representing a person." Used in card games (originally whist) since 1736. Meaning "dolt, blockhead" is from 1796.
  • noun mannequin
  • noun stupid person
Example sentences :
  • He walked over to Spud, lifted the dummy into position in the crook of his arm.
  • Extract from : « The Second Voice » by Mann Rubin
  • He walked over to the dummy and touched the wooden head with his hand.
  • Extract from : « The Second Voice » by Mann Rubin
  • Again the dummy's mouth opened, the head bobbed and the eyes blinked.
  • Extract from : « The Second Voice » by Mann Rubin
  • He ran a hand across his eyes, dropped the dummy onto the desk.
  • Extract from : « The Second Voice » by Mann Rubin
  • IN the next two or three days Dummy he got to be powerful popular.
  • Extract from : « Tom Sawyer, Detective » by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • Place in the middle of each a dummy, made of dough or bread.
  • Extract from : « The Skilful Cook » by Mary Harrison
  • He waited till Lady Poynter was dummy and then asked her to excuse him.
  • Extract from : « The Education of Eric Lane » by Stephen McKenna
  • If you please, Mum, it's below the waist; I think I can manage with the dummy.
  • Extract from : « Joy (First Series Plays) » by John Galsworthy
  • And it means popping the individual into a mould, and dishing him up as a dummy.
  • Extract from : « The Curse of Education » by Harold E. Gorst
  • That I was going to sit there like a dummy with the Consul-General's cable before me?
  • Extract from : « End of the Tether » by Joseph Conrad

Antonyms for dummy

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