maniquí
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maniquí(
mah
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nee
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kee
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (display figure)
a. dummy
Los maniquíes de la tienda premamá tienen el vientre con la forma del de una embarazada.The dummies in the maternity store have a belly shaped like a pregnant woman.
b. mannequin
A menudo los maniquís no tienen cara para centrar la atención en la ropa.Mannequins often don't have facial features so that the clothes are the focus of attention.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (profession)
a. model
La maniquí luce un conjunto de Dior que le queda genial.The model is wearing a Dior outfit which looks great on her.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(weak person)
a. puppet
Deberías tomar tus propias decisiones y dejar de ser un maniquí que se deja llevar.You should take your own decisions and stop being a puppet who just goes with the flow.
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maniquí
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. dummy
2. (modelo)
a. model
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maniquí
poser (familiar)
1 (muñeco) [de sastre, escaparate] dummy; mannequin; (Esgrima) dummy figure;
2 (títere) puppet
(modelo) model
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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