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Synonyms for dummy
ˈdʌm idum·my

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  1. dummynoun

    mannequin, marionette

  2. dummynoun

    A pacifier.

    The baby wants her dummy.

    pacifier, soother

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dummy, silent personnoun

    a person who does not talk

    booby, blank shell, boob, silent person, dope, pinhead, blank, dumbbell


  2. dumbbell, dummy, dope, boob, booby, pinheadnoun

    an ignorant or foolish person

    the skinny, smoke, gage, blank, boob, green goddess, weed, dope, breast, sess, knocker, skunk, silent person, booby, dumbbell, cola, pinhead, locoweed, bosom, low-down, blank shell, titty, grass, pot, sens, tit, poop


  3. dummynoun

    a figure representing the human form

    booby, blank shell, boob, silent person, dope, pinhead, blank, dumbbell


  4. blank, dummy, blank shelladjective

    a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet

    silent person, blank shell, boob, booby, dope, space, pinhead, blank, lacuna, dumbbell


  5. dummyverb

    having the appearance of being real but lacking capacity to function

    "a dummy corporation"


  6. dummy, dummy upverb

    make a dummy of

    "dummy up the books that are to be published"

    be quiet, close up, clam up, belt up, keep mum, shut up, dummy up, button up


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dummynoun

    mute, dumb person

  2. dummynoun

    [Colloquial.] dumb-waiter

  3. dummynoun

    fourth hand (when only three persons play at whist)

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  1. Anuj Somany:

    When a rich man or a pretty woman shares anything even bullshit on the individual social networking site, there will be support from many ; but if the same is posted by a person who could not be a source of making money to others, then there is likely to be no share, comment or like vote from any. Generally, the people are so deaf, dumb and dummy.

  2. Gutierrez Reed attorneys:

    We don’t know, however, whether that live round came from that box, we’re assuming it did. We’re assuming somebody put that live round in that box, which, if you think about that, the person who put the live round in the box of dummy rounds had to have the purpose of sabotaging the set. There’s no other reason you would do that. That you would mix that live round with the dummy rounds.

  3. Gutierrez Reed:

    There was a box of dummy rounds and the box is labeled dummy. Hannah did take from that box which she by all accounts should have been able to rely on, that contains only dummy rounds, she loaded rounds from that box into the handgun only to later find out -- and she had no idea -- she inspected the rounds, that there was a live round. Now we don't know, however, whether that live round came from that box. We're assuming it did. We're assuming somebody put the live round in that box, which if you think about that, the person who put the live round in the box of dummy rounds had to have the purpose of sabotaging this set. There's no other reason you would do that.

  4. Perry Brass:

    The Egyptians had a particularly nasty way of getting rid of people they felt had no consequence. Instead of embalming them, they simply constructed a fake mummy made from old strips of linen wrapped around a dummy of mud. If, in our modern world, you feel that there are a lot of “mud mummies” around you, get rid of the mud.

  5. Lakshheish M Patel:

    General sentiment in the entire market across world is that Indian stock market days are OVER and soon all those involved as employees with any firms associated in any form with stock market will be unemployed as soon brokerage firms, AMCs and franchisees will be closed down their firms as prices falling every day by 5-10%. Investors are seeing 1 day rise dummy since 1 and half years. Huge unemployment all over in capital market

Translations for dummy

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  • دميةArabic
  • тъпак, залъгалка, мор, манекен, бутафорияBulgarian
  • atrapa, dudlík, figurína, hlupák, panákCzech
  • Attrappe, Beruhigungssauger, SchnullerGerman
  • πιπίλαGreek
  • chupete, muerto, maniquíSpanish
  • mannekeenEstonian
  • ساختگیPersian
  • mallinukke, tutti, malli, tolloFinnish
  • tototte, tétine, sucette, idiote, imbécile, mannequin, idiot, muet, suceFrench
  • breugagScottish Gaelic
  • cumiHungarian
  • sagoma, simulacro, succhiotto, ciucciotto, taciturno, ciuccio, stupido, morto, manichino, fantoccio, itItalian
  • おしゃぶりJapanese
  • кукла, глупачка, глупак, макета, цуцлаMacedonian
  • dummy, blindemannNorwegian
  • fopspeen, speenDutch
  • manekin, głupek, kukła, dziadek, atrapa, smoczekPolish
  • chupetaPortuguese
  • тупица, пустышка, манеке́н, бестолочь, дурак, чайник, дурень, глупец, соска, болван, дураRussian
  • tupavac, glupan, cucla, mutavac, blentavac, maneken, duda varalica, blento, atrapa, tupan, blesan, budala, mučaljivacSerbo-Croatian

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