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Manikin vs. Mannequin

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Main Difference

The main difference between Manikin and Mannequin is that the Manikin is a life-sized anatomical human model used in education and Mannequin is a doll or statue used to show clothing in a store.

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  • Manikin (noun)

    alternative spelling of mannequin

  • Manikin (noun)

    A little man (sometimes as a term of endearment).

    "homunculus|midget|peewee|shorty|titman"

  • Manikin (noun)

    A three-dimensional figure, dummy or effigy representing a man or person.

  • Mannequin (noun)

    A dummy, or life-size model of the human body, used for the fitting or displaying of clothes

  • Mannequin (noun)

    A jointed model of the human body used by artists, especially to demonstrate the arrangement of drapery

  • Mannequin (noun)

    An anatomical model of the human body for use in teaching of e.g. CPR

  • Mannequin (noun)

    A person who models clothes

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  • Manikin (noun)

    a very small man.

  • Manikin (noun)

    a jointed model of the human body, used in anatomy or as an artist's lay figure.

  • Mannequin (noun)

    a dummy used to display clothes in a shop window.

  • Mannequin (noun)

    a person employed by a designer or shop to model clothes.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Manikin (noun)

    A little man; a dwarf; a pygmy; a manakin.

  • Manikin (noun)

    A model of the human body, made of papier-mache or other material, commonly in detachable pieces, for exhibiting the different parts and organs, their relative position, etc.

  • Manikin (noun)

    A mannequin.

  • Mannequin (noun)

    a woman who wears clothes to display fashions; a fashion model.

  • Mannequin (noun)

    A three-dimensional model of a person, used to display clothes, especially in retail stores and in window displays; a dummy.

  • Mannequin (noun)

    A model of a human form used by tailors to help make clothing of the proper shape.

Webster Dictionary
  • Manikin (noun)

    a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal

  • Manikin (noun)

    a woman who wears clothes to display fashions;

    "she was too fat to be a mannequin"

  • Manikin (noun)

    a life-size dummy used to display clothes

  • Mannequin (noun)

    a woman who wears clothes to display fashions;

    "she was too fat to be a mannequin"

  • Mannequin (noun)

    a life-size dummy used to display clothes

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