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Definition of Dummy


  1. Silent; mute; noiseless; as a dummy engine.
  2. Fictitious or sham; feigned; as, a dummy watch.
  3. One who is dumb.
  4. A sham package in a shop, or one which does not contain what its exterior indicates.
  5. An imitation or copy of something, to be used as a substitute; a model; a lay figure; as, a figure on which clothing is exhibited in shop windows; a blank paper copy used to show the size of the future book, etc.
  6. One who plays a merely nominal part in any action; a sham character.
  7. A thick-witted person; a dolt.
  8. A locomotive with condensing engines, and, hence, without the noise of escaping steam; also, a dummy car.
  9. The fourth or exposed hand when three persons play at a four-handed game of cards.
  10. A floating barge connected with a pier.
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dummy in German is unecht, Attrappe {f}, Schein-