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Dummy vs. Marionette

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  • Dummy (noun)

    A silent person; a person who does not talk.

  • Dummy (noun)

    An unintelligent person.

    "Don't be such a dummy!"

  • Dummy (noun)

    A figure of a person or animal used by a ventriloquist; a puppet.

  • Dummy (noun)

    Something constructed with the size and form of a human, to be used in place of a person.

    "To understand the effects of the accident, we dropped a dummy from the rooftop."

  • Dummy (noun)

    A deliberately nonfunctional device or tool used in place of a functional one.

    "The hammer and drill in the display are dummies."

  • Dummy (noun)

    A "dummy teat"; a plastic or rubber teat used to soothe or comfort a baby; a pacifier. from 20th c.

    "The baby wants her dummy."

  • Dummy (noun)

    A player whose hand is shown and is to be played from by another player.

  • Dummy (noun)

    A bodily gesture meant to fool an opposing player in sport; a feint.

  • Dummy (noun)

    A word serving only to make a construction grammatical.

    "The pronoun "it" in "It's a mystery why this happened" is a dummy."

  • Dummy (noun)

    An unused parameter or value.

    "If flag1 is false, the other parameters are dummies."

  • Dummy (noun)

    (chiefly in rugby and soccer) a feigned pass or kick or play in order to deceive an opponent.

  • Dummy (verb)

    To make a mock-up or prototype version of something, without some or all off its intended functionality.

    "The carpenters dummied some props for the rehearsals."

  • Dummy (verb)

    To feint

  • Marionette (noun)

    A puppet, usually made of wood, which is animated by the pulling of strings.

  • Marionette (noun)

    The buffel duck.

  • Marionette (verb)

    To control (somebody) as if they were a puppet; to manipulate.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Dummy (adjective)

    Silent; mute; noiseless; as a dummy engine.

  • Dummy (adjective)

    Fictitious or sham; feigned; as, a dummy watch.

  • Dummy (noun)

    One who is dumb.

  • Dummy (noun)

    A sham package in a shop, or one which does not contain what its exterior indicates.

  • Dummy (noun)

    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.

  • Dummy (noun)

    One who plays a merely nominal part in any action; a sham character.

  • Dummy (noun)

    A thick-witted person; a dolt.

  • Dummy (noun)

    A locomotive with condensing engines, and, hence, without the noise of escaping steam; also, a dummy car.

  • Dummy (noun)

    The fourth or exposed hand when three persons play at a four-handed game of cards.

  • Dummy (noun)

    A floating barge connected with a pier.

  • Marionette (noun)

    A puppet moved by strings, as in a puppet show.

  • Marionette (noun)

    The buffel duck.

Webster Dictionary
  • Dummy (noun)

    a person who does not talk

  • Dummy (noun)

    an ignorant or foolish person

  • Dummy (noun)

    a figure representing the human form

  • Dummy (noun)

    a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet

  • Dummy (verb)

    make a dummy of;

    "dummy up the books that are to be published"

  • Dummy (adjective)

    having the appearance of being real but lacking capacity to function;

    "a dummy corporation"

  • Marionette (noun)

    a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer

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