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Meaning of MANIKIN

Pronunciation:  'manukin

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a life-size dummy used to display clothes
  2. [n]  a woman who wears clothes to display fashions; "she was too fat to be a mannequin"
  3. [n]  a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal

MANIKIN is a 7 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: fashion model, form, homunculus, manakin, manakin, mannequin, mannequin, mannikin, mannikin, model
 See Also: assistant, dummy, help, helper, small person, supermodel, supporter



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Man"i*kin\, n. [OD. manneken, dim. of man man. See
{Man}, and {-kin}.]
1. A little man; a dwarf; a pygmy; a manakin.

2. A model of the human body, made of papier-mache or other
   material, commonly in detachable pieces, for exhibiting
   the different parts and organs, their relative position,