What is dummy?

  • (adj): Having the appearance of being real but lacking capacity to function.
    Example: "A dummy corporation"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on dummy:

List Of Marvel Comics Characters: D - Dummy
... For the DC Comics villain, see Dummy (DC Comics) ... Dummy (Dean Boswell) is a fictional mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe ... The autistic young mutant known as Dummy became a student of the Xavier Institute before his powers manifested ...
Bingo Voting - After The Poll
... Also, all unused dummy votes are revealed (the commitments are "opened") and published ... result of the election is derived from the numbers of these unused dummy votes Since a vote for a candidate results in an unused dummy vote, a candidate's tally must equal the number of his or her unused dummy votes ... The number of non-voters is the difference between the number of dummy votes originally generated for each candidate and the number of published ballots ...
Suit Combination – 10 Missing
... suit in isolation in which declarer and dummy lack the ten but possess the ace, king, queen and jack ... by the Official Encyclopedia of Bridge (6th edition) are Declarer and dummy hold six cards combined, 5 tricks required x - AKQJ9 Declarer and dummy hold seven cards combined, 6 tricks required x ...
Dummy, The Witch Of Sible Hedingham
... Dummy, the Witch of Sible Hedingham (c ... In September 1863, Dummy was accused by a local girl of bewitching her house in Ridgewell and dragged from The Swan tavern by a drunken mob ...
Laurie Simmons - Photography - Café of The Inner Mind
... According to Simmons, "the dummy is such a metaphor for lying and telling the truth ... take responsibility for anything that you’re saying because the dummy said it or the dummy did it ...

More definitions of "dummy":

  • (verb): Make a dummy of.
    Example: "Dummy up the books that are to be published"
    Synonyms: dummy up
  • (noun): A cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet.
    Synonyms: blank, blank shell
  • (noun): A figure representing the human form.

Famous quotes containing the word dummy:

    Fathers and Sons is not only the best of Turgenev’s novels, it is one of the most brilliant novels of the nineteenth century. Turgenev managed to do what he intended to do, to create a male character, a young Russian, who would affirm his—that character’s—absence of introspection and at the same time would not be a journalist’s dummy of the socialistic type.
    Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)