manikin


manikin

noun

Definition of MANIKIN

1
a three-dimensional representation of the human body used especially for displaying clothes <the store has manikins so lifelike that they have startled me on more than one occasion>
Synonyms dummy, figure, form, manikin (also mannikin)
Related Words doll
2
a person who poses with or wears merchandise (as clothes) often for pictorial advertising <the undulating movements of the manikins as they strutted down the catwalk>
Synonyms manikin (also mannikin), mannequin

Variants of MANIKIN

manikin also mannikin

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