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Other users have misspelling dummy as:

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  1. dammy 28.74%
  2. ddmmyy 4.6%
  3. domy 4.6%
  4. dumiy 3.45%
  5. Other 58.61%

Definitions of dummy


  1. an ignorant or foolish person
  2. a cartridge containing an explosive charge but no bullet
  3. a figure representing the human form
  4. a person who does not talk


  1. having the appearance of being real but lacking capacity to function


  1. make a dummy of

Examples of dummy

  1. We stood our ground, revised the dummy a couple of times and appointed a printer.
  2. Still, the doctor is not convinced, but he does offer his story of a murderous ventriloquist whose dummy seemed more alive, and violent, than he was.
  3. This so-called ‘prop it’ is a dummy subject, serving merely to fill a structural need in English for a subject in a sentence.

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