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man·ne·quin

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

[French, from Old French, little man, figurine, from Middle Dutch mannekijn; see manikin.]

mannequin

(ˈmænɪkɪn)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a woman who wears the clothes displayed at a fashion show; model
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a life-size dummy of the human body used to fit or display clothes
3. (Art Terms) arts another name for lay figure
[C18: via French from Dutch manneken manikin]

man•ne•quin

or man•i•kin

(ˈmæn ɪ kɪn)

n.
1. a three-dimensional representation of the body used in displays, for making or fitting clothes, etc.; dummy.
2. a person employed to model clothing.
[1725–35; < French < Dutch; see manikin]

mannequin

A person who models clothes at fashion shows or for photographs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mannequin - a woman who wears clothes to display fashionsmannequin - a woman who wears clothes to display fashions; "she was too fat to be a mannequin"
assistant, helper, help, supporter - a person who contributes to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose; "my invaluable assistant"; "they hired additional help to finish the work"
supermodel - a fashion model who has attained the status of a celebrity
2.mannequin - a life-size dummy used to display clothesmannequin - a life-size dummy used to display clothes
dummy - a figure representing the human form

mannequin

noun
1. dummy, figure, model a shop-window mannequin
2. model, supermodel, fashion model, clothes horse (informal), poster boy or girl She became a mannequin after being spotted in a hairdresser's.
Translations
mallimallinukkemannekiini
manökenpróbababa
manechin

mannequin

[ˈmænɪkɪn]
A. N
1. (= dressmaker's dummy) → maniquí m
2. (= fashion model) → modelo f, maniquí f
B. CPD mannequin parade Ndesfile m de modelos

mannequin

[ˈmænɪkɪn] n
(= dummy) → mannequin m
(= person) → mannequin m

mannequin

n (Fashion) → Mannequin nt; (Art) → Modell nt; (= dummy)Gliederpuppe f

mannequin

[ˈmænɪkɪn] n (dummy) → manichino; (fashion model) → indossatrice f

man·ne·quin

, mannikin
n. maniquí, figura representativa del cuerpo humano.
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