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>
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>
Variants of MANIKIN
manikin also mannikin
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