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dummy
British English: /ˈdʌmi/
American English: /ˈdəmi/

Translation of dummy in French:

noun

  • 1 (model) tailor's dummy
    mannequin de couturier
    ventriloquist's dummy
    poupée (f) de ventriloque
  • 3 (British English) (Sport)
    feinte (f)
    to sell somebody a dummy
    faire une feinte à quelqu'un
  • 8 (in Bridge)
    (hand) jeu (m) du mort
    (player) mort (m)
    to play from dummy
    jouer du mort

transitive or intransitive verb

(British English)

Phrasal verbs

dummy up

(informal) (American English)
refuser de parler

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