Definition of Mannequin

1. Noun. A woman who wears clothes to display fashions. "She was too fat to be a mannequin"

Exact synonyms: Fashion Model, Manakin, Manikin, Mannikin, Model
Generic synonyms: Assistant, Help, Helper, Supporter
Specialized synonyms: Supermodel
Derivative terms: Model



2. Noun. A life-size dummy used to display clothes.
Exact synonyms: Form, Manakin, Manikin, Mannikin
Generic synonyms: Dummy

Definition of Mannequin

1. Noun. A dummy, or life-size model of the human body, used for the fitting or displaying of clothes ¹

2. Noun. A jointed model of the human body used by artists, especially to demonstrate the arrangement of drapery ¹

3. Noun. An anatomical model of the human body for use in teaching of e.g. CPR ¹

4. Noun. A person who models clothes ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Mannequin

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Mannequin

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1. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from Its Discovery to the Present by Joseph Sabin, Wilberforce Eames, Bibliographical Society of America, Robert William Glenroie Vail (1879)
"mannequin (T.) A propos de la guerre contre le Paraguay- par la ... mannequin. Apercu moral et politique sur les societes his- pano-americaines. ..."

2. The Rhine by Victor Hugo, David Mitchell Aird (1843)
"The mannequin.—The Tombstone.— Athletic Demoiselles.—Signboards and their utility. HAVE just arrived at Liege. The route from Givet, following the course of ..."

3. The facts of life: (Les Faits de la vie)...Part I-II by Victor Bétis, Howard Swan (1904)
"L'employé aux confections habille (vêt) un mannequin. Le linge et la chaussure. 1 Un magasin de confections reçoit un stock de nouveaux vêtements (habits) ..."

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