Definition of mannequin
1 : an artist's, tailor's, or dressmaker's lay figure; also : a form representing the human figure used especially for displaying clothes
2 : one employed to model clothing
Examples of mannequin in a Sentence
the mannequin over there looks so real
several mannequins posing for this year's catalogue look especially emaciated
Recent Examples of mannequin from the Web
The mannequin was dressed in a deep purple dress with accessories made from computer parts, including a CPU necklace and a USB cable.
While the ring had several Big Baller Brand T-shirts on mannequins during the segment, the announce team didn't spare the shoes from criticism during the next match.
Alongside the video display, the Transparent window showed two mannequins dressed in outfits similar to those Tambor's character of Maura wore on the show.
Graham has decided to have race suits and helmets from important races in his career dressed on mannequins.
There was another difference: in couture, the mannequins were meant to enhance and show off the design; on-screen, the design was meant to show off and enhance the actresses.
An email said the store is selling a wide range of discounted merchandise, plus displays, fixtures and mannequins.
Overwhelmed, Ken dropped beside her on the steps and stretched both arms around her, awkward as a mannequin.
For instance, she’s made a series of Nutcrackers from prefabricated female mannequins.
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MANNEQUIN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mannequin for English Language Learners
: a figure shaped like a human body that is used for making or displaying clothes
MANNEQUIN Defined for Kids
Definition of mannequin for Students
: a form representing the human figure used especially for displaying clothes
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