mannequin

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Etymology[edit]

From the French mannequin, from the Dutch manneken (little man), diminutive of Dutch man (man), equivalent to man +‎ -kin. More at man, -kin.

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mannequin (plural mannequins)

  1. A dummy, or life-size model of the human body, used for the fitting or displaying of clothes
  2. A jointed model of the human body used by artists, especially to demonstrate the arrangement of drapery
  3. An anatomical model of the human body for use in teaching of e.g. CPR
  4. A person who models clothes

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French mannequin.

Noun[edit]

mannequin c (singular definite mannequinen, plural indefinite mannequiner)

  1. mannequin

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Hyphenation: man‧ne‧quin

Etymology[edit]

From French mannequin, from Dutch manneken.

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mannequin m (plural mannequins)

  1. mannequin

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch manneken.

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Noun[edit]

mannequin m (plural mannequins)

  1. (fashion) model
  2. dummy, mannequin