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dummy

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of dummy

  1. being such in appearance only and made with or manufactured from usually cheaper materials the dummy shutters on the house are actually made of vinyl and are for decoration only Synonyms of dummy artificial, bogus, imitation, ersatz, factitious, fake, false, faux, imitative, man-made, mimic, mock, pretend, sham, simulated, substitute, syntheticWords Related to dummy cultured, manufactured, process; unauthentic; adulterated, designer, doctored, engineered, fudged, juggled, manipulated, tampered (with); concocted, fabricated; counterfeit, deceptive, forged, fraudulent, misleading, phony (also phoney); affected, brummagem, feigned, pinchbeck, pseudo, spuriousNear Antonyms of dummy authentic, bona fide, legitimate, true; premium, quality, valuable; pure, unadulteratedAntonyms of dummy genuine, natural, real


dummy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dummy

  1. 1 a stupid person only a dummy would think that the mechanical monster was real Synonyms of dummy airhead, birdbrain, blockhead, bonehead, bubblehead, chowderhead, chucklehead, clodpoll (or clodpole), clot [British], cluck, clunk, cretin, cuddy (or cuddie) [British dialect], deadhead, dim bulb [slang], dimwit, dip, dodo, dolt, donkey, doofus [slang], dope, dork [slang], dullard, dumbbell, dumbhead, dum-dum, dummkopf, idiot, dunce, dunderhead, fathead, gander, golem, goof, goon, half-wit, hammerhead, hardhead, ignoramus, imbecile, jackass, know-nothing, knucklehead, lamebrain, loggerhead [chiefly dialect], loon, lump, lunkhead, meathead, mome [archaic], moron, mug [chiefly British], mutt, natural, nimrod [slang], nincompoop, ninny, ninnyhammer, nit [chiefly British], nitwit, noddy, noodle, numskull (or numbskull), oaf, pinhead, prat [British], ratbag [chiefly Australian], saphead, schlub (also shlub) [slang], schnook [slang], simpleton, stock, stupe, stupid, thickhead, turkey, woodenhead, yahoo, yo-yoWords Related to dummy booby, buffoon, fool, goose, loony, lunatic, madman, nut, zany; loser; gawk; featherbrain, scatterbrain; beast, boor, cad, churl, clown, creep, cur, heel, jerk, skunk, snake, stinker, villain; bimbette [slang], bimbo [slang], himboNear Antonyms of dummy egghead, intellect, intellectual, sage, thinker, whiz, wizard; polymath, Renaissance man; sharpie (or sharpy)Antonyms of dummy brain, genius

  2. 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 Synonyms of dummy mannequin, figure, form, manikin (also mannikin)Words Related to dummy doll

  3. 3 something that is made to look exactly like something else for the movie, the props department made a dummy of the pistol actually used in the assassination Synonyms of dummy carbon, carbon copy, clone, copy, dupe, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, imitation, mock, reduplication, replica, replication, reproductionWords Related to dummy counterfeit, fake, forgery, knockoff, phony (also phoney), rip-off, rubber stamp, sham; miniature, mock-up, simulation; reconstruction, re-creation; image, likeness, semblance, shadow; impression, imprint, print; approximation, reincarnation, version; extra, reserve, spareAntonyms of dummy archetype, original, prototype



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