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dummies

noun
plural of dummy

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1 a stupid person
  • it's obvious that she's in love with you, you dummy

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2 a three-dimensional representation of the human body used especially for displaying clothes
  • the dummies were arranged in the store window as if they were acting out scenes

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3 something that is made to look exactly like something else
  • for the movie, the props department made a dummy of the lunar module actually used in the mission

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“Dummies.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dummies. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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