manikin

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as in form
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

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as in model
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

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“Manikin.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/manikin. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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