how to pronounce dummy

dʌm

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meanings of dummy

noun:

  1. A "dummy teat"; a plastic or rubber teat used to soothe or comfort a baby; a pacifier.
  2. A feigned pass or kick or play in order to deceive an opponent.
  3. A silent person; a person who does not talk.
  4. A person who is the mere tool of another; a man of straw.
  5. An unintelligent person.
  6. An unused parameter or value.
  7. A player whose hand is shown and is to be played from by another player.
  8. A figure of a person or animal used by a ventriloquist; a puppet.
  9. A bodily gesture meant to fool an opposing player; a feint.
  10. A deliberately nonfunctional device or tool used in place of a functional one.
  11. A word serving only to make a construction grammatical.
  12. Something constructed with the size and form of a human, to be used in place of a person.

verb:

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

adverb:

  1. Extremely.

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words that rhyme with dummy

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