mannikin


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man·ni·kin

 (măn′ĭ-kĭn)
n.
Variant of manikin.

mannikin

(ˈmænɪkɪn)
n
1. (Medicine) a variant spelling of manikin
2. (Art Terms) a variant spelling of manikin
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a variant spelling of manikin

man•i•kin

or man•ni•kin

(ˈmæn ɪ kɪn)

n.
1. a little man; dwarf; pygmy.
[1560–70; < Dutch, =man man + -ken -kin]

manikin, mannikin

1. a dwarf, pygmy, or man of small stature.
2. a model of the human body, as used for teaching purposes in art, anatomy, etc. Also spelled mannequin.
See also: Size
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mannikin - a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormalmannikin - a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal
small person - a person of below average size
2.mannikin - a woman who wears clothes to display fashionsmannikin - 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
3.mannikin - a life-size dummy used to display clothesmannikin - a life-size dummy used to display clothes
dummy - a figure representing the human form
Translations

mannikin

[ˈmænɪkɪn] N
1. (= dressmaker's dummy) → maniquí m
2. (= fashion model) → modelo f, maniquí f
3. (frm) (= dwarf) → enano m

man·ne·quin

, mannikin
n. maniquí, figura representativa del cuerpo humano.
References in classic literature ?
The word imports what the Latins call NANUNCULUS, the Italians HOMUNCELETINO, and the English MANNIKIN.
In front of this creature was an absurd mannikin, or dwarf, in human form, who stood staring at it.
However, he did not need to wait so long, for very soon, by orders of a mannikin, who seemed to have great authority over the others, his head was set free.
Yukiko (Yukiko and the Little Black Cat) and the orphan girl in Mannikin Spanalong earn money and prosper without marriage.
The reproductive behaviour of the Bronzed Mannikin, Lonchura cucullata.
There's a full-sized mannikin of Indiana Jones in her back garden, which, she says: "Scares the s**t out of anyone who sees it.
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