2. dumb => dummy.
- dummy (n.)
- 1590s, "mute person," from dumb (adj.) + -y (3). Extended by 1845 to "figure representing a person." Used in card games (originally whist) since 1736. Meaning "dolt, blockhead" is from 1796.
- 1. They asked her to put together a dummy for a new magazine.
- 2. The seamstresses cluck around a dummy, discussing a tuck here and there.
- 3. "You're a dummy, Mack," she yelled.
- 4. He looked like a ventriloquist's dummy.
- 5. Before we started we did a dummy run.
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