1. [ noun ] a figure representing the human form
Related terms: figure ventriloquist's_dummy mannequin lay_figure
2. [ noun ] an ignorant or foolish person
Synonyms: booby dope boob pinhead dumbbell
Related terms: simpleton sin
3. [ noun ] a person who does not talk
Synonyms: silent_person
Related terms: mute
4. [ verb ] make a dummy of; as of books or pages to be published
Synonyms: dummy_up
Related terms: produce
5. [ adjective ] having the appearance of being real but lacking capacity to function

"a dummy corporation"

Related terms: artificial
6. [ noun ] (arms) a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet
Synonyms: blank_shell blank
Related terms: cartridge
Similar spelling:   dun