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dummy in Babies topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdummydum‧my1 /ˈdʌmi/ noun (plural dummies) [countable]  1 for clothesDCC a model that is the shape and size of a person, especially used in order to show clothes in a shop or when you are making clothes a shop-window dummy a tailor’s dummy2 copyPRETEND an object that is made to look like a tool, weapon, vehicle etc but which you cannot use During practice runs, the warheads in the missiles will be dummies.3 doll a small model of a person, with a mouth that can be moved so that it looks as though it is talking, used for entertainment a ventriloquist’s dummy4 sports British English a move in a sport such as football in which a player pretends to pass the ball but does not, in order to deceive the other team’s players5 dummy.jpg for babiesDHB British English a specially shaped rubber object that you put in a baby’s mouth for it to suck syn pacifier American English 6 stupid personSTUPID/NOT INTELLIGENT especially American English informal someone who is stupid No, you dummy. The other hand.7 card gameDGC cards that are placed on the table by one player for all the other players to see in a game of bridge spit the dummy at spit1
Examples from the Corpus
dummyHe just walked around like a dummy with the rest of us with an awkward scope on his rifle.A dummy has all the restrictive properties of a real job but no time content.I bundle the blind dummy out.Babies she had seen before had fat fleshy faces that spread from a central dummy.She's no dummy.a dressmaker's dummyThat's what I just said, dummy.It was a perfectly ordinary leg from a shop dummy.The dummy took three weeks' work by a team of volunteers, mostly part-time and helping when they could.Briers threw two dummies and sprinted outside Henry Paul for his second try.