Dummy

Dummy,

Definition of Dummy:

  1. Party to a transaction who has not economic interest in it, but participates to achieve a legitimate objective such as holding a propertys title on behalf of another party.

  2. Full size model or replica of a good, machine, publication, etc., built to the exact dimensions of the intended item. A dummy serves as a physical example of the size, shape, layout, outlook, and other elements of the actual thing to be produced.

  3. The declarers partner, whose cards are exposed on the table after the opening lead and played by the declarer.

  4. A stupid person.

  5. Create a mock-up of (a book, document, etc.) page.

  6. Fictitious activity (which has zero duration) used in project planning where two or more activities have the same starting and ending nodes.

  7. Something designed to resemble and serve as a substitute for the real or usual thing; a counterfeit or sham.

  8. A model or replica of a human being.

Synonyms of Dummy

Boeotian, Charlie McCarthy, Intertype, Linotype, Monotype, A nobody, A nothing, Ace, Adherent, Advocate, Affected, Agent, Alter ego, Alternate, Alternative, Amicus curiae, Analogy, Ancilla, Apocryphal, Appliance, Artificial, Ass, Assumed, Attorney, Backup, Backup man, Bastard, Best bower, Block, Blockhead, Bogus, Bower, Brummagem, Burlesque, Bust, Cards, Carving, Champion, Change, Changeling, Cheat, Cipher, Clay model, Clinquant, Clod, Clubs, Cold-type typesetting, Colorable, Colored, Common man, Comparison, Composing, Composing stick, Composition, Computerized typesetting, Contrivance, Copy, Counterfeit, Counterfeited, Creature, Deaf-mute, Deck, Deputy, Deuce, Device, Diamonds, Dimwit, Disciple, Distorted, Doll, Dolly, Dolt, Donkey, Dope, Double, Dressed up, Dud, Dullard, Dullhead, Dumb cluck, Dumbbell, Dummkopf, Dunce, Dupe, Duplication, Embellished, Embroidered, Equal, Equivalent, Ersatz, Exchange, Executive officer, Exponent, Face cards, Facsimile, Factitious, Fake, Faked, Fakement, False, Falsified, Fantoccini, Feigned, Fictitious, Fictive, Figure, Figurehead, Figurine, Fill-in, Flunky, Flush, Follower, Fool, Forgery, Frame-up, Fraud, Front, Front man, Full house, Furniture, Galley chase, Garbled, Ghost, Ghostwriter, Gillie, Gingerbread man, Go-between, Goon, Gowk, Hand, Handmaid, Handmaiden, Hanger-on, Hearts, Henchman, Hoax, Hollow man, Hot-metal typesetting, Idiot, Ignoramus, Illegitimate, Imitation, Implement, Imposition, Impostor, Insignificancy, Instrument, Interagent, Intermediary, Intermediate, Intermedium, Jack, Jackal, Jackstraw, Jobbernowl, Joker, Junk, Junky, Justification, King, Knave, Knockoff, Lackey, Lackwit, Lamebrain, Lay figure, Layout, Left bower, Lever, Lieutenant, Lightweight, Likeness, Line of type, Little fellow, Little guy, Locum, Locum tenens, Looby, Loon, Make-believe, Makeshift, Man, Man of straw, Man-made, Manikin, Mannequin, Mannikin, Marionette, Mechanism, Mediator, Mediocrity, Medium, Metaphor, Metonymy, Midwife, Minion, Mock, Mock-up, Model, Monument, Moron, Mute, Myrmidon, Nebbish, Next best thing, Niais, Nincompoop, Ninny, Ninnyhammer, Nitwit, Nobody, Nobody one knows, Noddy, Nominal head, Nonentity, Nothing, Nullity, Numskull, Obscurity, Organ, Pacifier, Pack, Pair, Paranymph, Paraphrase, Parody, Paste, Pawn, Personnel, Perverted, Phony, Photocomposition, Photosetting, Phototypesetter, Phototypesetting machine, Picture cards, Pilot model, Pinch, Pinch hitter, Pinchbeck, Pip-squeak, Playing cards, Plaything, Pleader, Portrait bust, Pretended, Procurator, Provisional, Proxy, Pseudo, Punk, Puppet, Pushover, Put, Put-on, Put-up job, Quasi, Queen, Queer, Quoin, Relief, Replacement, Replica, Representation, Representative, Reprint, Reproduction, Reserve, Reserves, Ringer, Rip-off, Round, Royal flush, Rubber, Ruff, Runt, Sample, Satellite, Scarecrow, Scrub, Sculpture, Second in command, Second string, Secondary, Self-styled, Servant, Setting, Sham, Shoddy, Shrimp, Sign, Simpleton, Simulacrum, Simulated, Simulation, Singleton, Slave, Slug, Small fry, Small potato, Small potatoes, Snowman, So-called, Soi-disant, Spades, Spare, Spares, Spurious, Squirt, Squit, Stand-in, Statuary, Statue, Statuette, Stooge, Stopgap, Straight, Stupid, Sub, Substituent, Substitute, Substitution, Succedaneum, Superseder, Supplanter, Supposititious, Surrogate, Swindle, Sycophant, Symbol, Synecdoche, Synthetic, Tentative, Thickwit, Thing of naught, Third string, Thug, Tin, Tinsel, Titivated, Token, Tool, Toy, Travesty, Trey, Trick, Trifle, Trump, Twisted, Typesetting, Typesetting machine, Unauthentic, Understudy, Ungenuine, Unnatural, Unreal, Utility, Utility man, Utility player, Vehicle, Version, Vicar, Vicar general, Vicarious, Vice, Vice-president, Vice-regent, Vicegerent, Votary, Warped, Wax figure, Waxwork, Whiffet, Whippersnapper, Whited sepulcher, Witling, Wood carving, Wood model, Yes-man, Zero, Idiot, Fool, Ass, Halfwit, Nincompoop, Dunce, Dolt, Ignoramus, Cretin, Imbecile, Dullard, Moron, Simpleton, Clod

How to use Dummy in a sentence?

  1. A waxwork dummy.
  2. Officials dummied up a set of photos.
  3. Tests using stuffed owls and wooden dummies.
  4. Immediately after this opening lead, the dummys cards are exposed.

Meaning of Dummy & Dummy Definition