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man·i·kin

or man·ni·kin  (măn′ĭ-kĭn)
n.
1. A man who is short in stature.
2. A mannequin.
3. An anatomical model of the human body for use in teaching.

[Dutch mannekijn, from Middle Dutch, diminutive of man, man; see man- in Indo-European roots.]

manikin

(ˈmænɪkɪn) or

mannikin

;

manakin

n
1. a little man; dwarf or child
2. (Medicine)
a. an anatomical model of the body or a part of the body, esp for use in medical or art instruction
b. Also called: phantom an anatomical model of a fully developed fetus, for use in teaching midwifery or obstetrics
3. (Art Terms)
a. an anatomical model of the body or a part of the body, esp for use in medical or art instruction
b. Also called: phantom an anatomical model of a fully developed fetus, for use in teaching midwifery or obstetrics
4. (Clothing & Fashion) variant spellings of mannequin
5. (Art Terms) variant spellings of mannequin
[C17: from Dutch manneken, diminutive of man]

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.manikin - a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormalmanikin - a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal
small person - a person of below average size
2.manikin - a woman who wears clothes to display fashionsmanikin - 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.manikin - a life-size dummy used to display clothesmanikin - a life-size dummy used to display clothes
dummy - a figure representing the human form
Translations

manikin

n (= dwarf)Männchen nt, → Knirps m; (Art) → Modell nt, → Gliederpuppe f