mannikin

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Manikin \Man"i*kin\, noun [Also spelled {mannikin}.] [OD. manneken, dim. of man man. See {Man}, and {-kin}.]

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

2. 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.

3. A mannequin. [PJC] Manila

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

mannikin

noun

1: a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal [syn: {manikin}, {mannikin}, {homunculus}]

2: a woman who wears clothes to display fashions; "she was too fat to be a mannequin" [syn: {mannequin}, {manikin}, {mannikin}, {manakin}, {fashion model}, {model}]

3: a life-size dummy used to display clothes [syn: {mannequin}, {manikin}, {mannikin}, {manakin}, {form}]


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