dummy

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  • They are called dummies because they do not speak on their own.
  • Late-night dummy runs were performed a week before the on-air date to test the equipment.
  • A dummy is also used in some scenes where there is a close up.
  • The approach will be made against the dummies both in quick time and double time. Cited from Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1911, by War Department
  • It is stated that he destroyed three practice dummies in thirty minutes.
  • If it runs too long the public may see the dummies too plainly. Cited from The Moving Picture Girls at Rocky Ranch, by Laura Lee Hope
  • He was prepared to find that the books were merely library dummies, but no! Cited from Okewood of the Secret Service, Valentine Williams
  • You mean you got the idea from one of the dummies? Cited from Torchy and Vee, by Sewell Ford
  • We went back into the drawing-room, and stood in a corner like dummies until dinner was announced. Cited from The Heart of Una Sackville, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • After this, the cards of the dummy must lay face-up on the table.
  • Since then, considerable work has gone into creating more and more sophisticated dummies.
  • If you will only glance at these notes you will see that they are dummies, every one of them. Cited from A Bid for Fortune, by Guy Boothby
  • Dummy tells them that it is now the three of them.
  • But not only dummies of the same size can be introduced. Cited from The Photoplay, by Hugo Muensterberg
  • One night shortly before the battle, a powerful dust storm destroyed many of the dummy vehicles.
  • When the first card has been led, dummy's hand is exposed, never before the lead. Cited from Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3
  • The original game was designed for four players, with a three-player option with a dummy hand.
  • They would sometimes mount straw dummies on their spare horses to make themselves appear more numerous.
  • On the dummy's declaration the third player can only double before seeing his own cards. Cited from Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3
  • In this case, it would not be a dummy word at all.
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Words starting with dummy

Meaning of dummy

  • noun A person who does not talk
  • noun A figure representing the human form
  • verb Make a dummy of
    dummy up the books that are to be published