dummy pill

Definition of dummy pill

:a pill or substance that is given to a patient like a drug but that has no physical effect on the patient :placebo

Word by Word Definitions

dummy play
  1. : a person who is incapable of speaking

  2. : a person who is habitually silent

  3. : a stupid person

  1. : having the appearance of being real : artificial

  2. : existing in name only : fictitious

  3. : apparently acting for oneself while really acting for or at the direction of another

  1. : to make a dummy (see 1dummy 5) of (something, such as a publication)

pill play
  1. : to come off in flakes or scales : peel

  2. : to subject to depredation or extortion

  3. : to peel or strip off

  1. : a usually medicinal or dietary preparation in a small rounded mass to be swallowed whole

  2. : birth control pill

  3. : something repugnant or unpleasant that must be accepted or endured

  1. : to dose with pills

  2. : blackball

  3. : to become rough with or mat into little balls


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