mannequin

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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.
References in classic literature ?
The duke, who had been walking slowly, stood quite still, and for some seconds he looked like a tailor's dummy standing and staring outside some antiquated shop.
She thought about leaving London, but feared missing her mates and all the good times they have shared - with a tailor's dummy. She explained: "I have a mannequin called Gladys (Olly Murs bought it for me, it's a long story) who is great for a party.
His American debut, in Madison Square Garden, would draw a crowd if he was fighting a tailor's dummy.
One of the most ubiquitous sights of the sewing world is the dress form, also known as a mannequin or tailor's dummy. They range from functional, used for drafting patterns and altering garments, to completely decorative, looking pretty in a corner with a jauntily angled measuring tape.
The decades since the brutal crime have done nothing to alleviate Mr Davies' anguish at finding the body, which he initially mistook for a tailor's dummy.
We got a tailor's dummy so we could do specific techniques but they loaned me some of the stunt men." Madden, who starred in Game of Thrones, said silence Luther playing having being initiated into the world of pickpockets was exciting.
It's the same upstairs too, with a Guardsman-suited tailor's dummy from Jackson's the Tailors at the top of the stairs reflecting Glynn's love of military memorabilia and the cramped studio he used to work in is a real highlight.
Martin Patrick believed he was staring at a tailor's dummy as the London Midland train from Liverpool pulled into New Street station.
I won't be wasting my money to see this tailor's dummy.
They initially thought it was a tailor's dummy until they saw ink on a pair of human arms.
Chicken feed, a huge sack of it, almost 60 brassieres, hundreds of towels, bathing costumes and hats salvaged from the Wales Empire Pool, binoculars, radios, stethoscopes, footballs, half a tailor's dummy, two dozen crash helmets, six prams.