manikin manikin

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal
  2. (n) a woman who wears clothes to display fashions
  3. (n) a life-size dummy used to display clothes

Usage(s):

  1. One night he steals the manikin, takes it home to his crummy garret, puts it gently in his bed.
  2. When visitors touch the manikin's chest, electrical signals activate a computer voice system programmed to interpret different types of touch.
  3. Well knowing Queen Mary's aversion to bare legs on tennis courts, one manikin in flannel shorts and grasping a racket trembled and turned very red.

News

  • Graffitirazzi: Urban Ore

    Urban Ore has got a little bit of everything. It's an urban jumbleland teaming with bins full of manikin limbs, stacks of lumber, heaps of appliances (many approaching historic status), vintage 33rpm vinyl records, and more ceramic toilets than you'd find in a six-floor flophouse.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Berkeley Daily Planet

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