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1. dummy

noun. ['ˈdʌmi'] an ignorant or foolish person.

Synonyms

  • simple
  • booby
  • pinhead
  • simpleton
  • dope
  • dumbbell

Antonyms

  • stay
  • inability
  • divide
  • multiply

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dumb (English)
  • dumb (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Dummy

  • drummey
  • crummy
  • crummey
  • yummy
  • tummy
  • tumey
  • summy
  • summey
  • rummy
  • mummy
  • mummey
  • gummy
  • gummi
  • chummy

How do you pronounce dummy?

Pronounce dummy as ˈdəmi.

US - How to pronounce dummy in American English

UK - How to pronounce dummy in British English

How to spell dummy? Is it dammy? Or ddmmyy? Common misspellings are:

  • dammy
  • ddmmyy

Sentences with dummy


1. Adjective
It might take a few seconds for the colors to appear in the dummy template in the right window.

2. Verb, base form
To be useable, you need to dummy the whole paper, not just one sheet.

3. Noun, singular or mass
The repair of a ventriloquist dummy or doll is sometimes mandatory if you want to sell a collectable one.

Quotes about dummy


1. Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy
- Isaac Newton

2. CPR dummy looked like him and had clearly been stabbed. Repeatedly. In the groin. He thought she might have used the dummy for target practice, and tried not to be offended. Key word: tried.
- Gena Showalter, The Darkest Secret

2. dummy

noun. ['ˈdʌmi'] a figure representing the human form.

Synonyms

  • form
  • mannequin
  • mannikin
  • figure
  • ventriloquist's dummy
  • manikin
  • lay figure

Antonyms

  • straightness
  • type
  • antitype
  • plural

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dumb (English)
  • dumb (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. dummy

verb. ['ˈdʌmi'] make a dummy of.

Synonyms

  • dummy up
  • produce
  • create

Antonyms

  • ground
  • keep
  • compound
  • rough

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dumb (English)
  • dumb (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. dummy

adjective. ['ˈdʌmi'] having the appearance of being real but lacking capacity to function.

Synonyms

  • artificial

Antonyms

  • sharpness
  • crooked

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dumb (English)
  • dumb (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. dummy

noun. ['ˈdʌmi'] a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet.

Synonyms

  • cartridge
  • blank shell

Antonyms

  • angularity
  • roundness
  • straight

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dumb (English)
  • dumb (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. dummy

noun. ['ˈdʌmi'] a person who does not talk.

Synonyms

  • deaf-and-dumb person
  • silent person
  • mute

Antonyms

  • differentiate
  • add
  • subtract
  • majority

Etymology

  • -y (English)
  • -y (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dumb (English)
  • dumb (Middle English (1100-1500))
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