Manikin definition

mănĭ-kĭn
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A man who is short in stature.
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A mannequin.
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(now rare) A little man; dwarf.
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An anatomical model of the human body, usually with movable and detachable parts, used in medical schools, art classes, etc.
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Alternative spelling of mannequin.
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A short person.
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A life-size anatomical model used as a teaching aid.
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An anatomical model of the human body for use in teaching.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
manikin
Plural:
manikins

Origin of manikin

  • Dutch mannekijn from Middle Dutch diminutive of man man man-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition