Dummy

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Dummy may refer to:

Dolls[edit]

People[edit]

Games and sports[edit]

  • In the card game of contract bridge, the partner of the player who wins the auction
  • Dummy (football), an association football (soccer), rugby league and rugby union ruse
  • Dummy pass, in rugby league football

Entertainment[edit]

Films:

Other:

Linguistics[edit]

  • Various types of syntactic expletive, forms required grammatically but which contribute nothing to meaning, including:
    • Dummy pronoun, such as it in the sentence it is good to relax
    • Dummy auxiliary, such as do in some English sentences; see do-support

Military[edit]

  • Dummy round, a round of ammunition that is completely inert
  • Military dummy, fake military equipment used for deception
  • Paradummy, a fake paratrooper used in World War II

Other uses[edit]

  • Pacifier, called a dummy or soother in some countries

See also[edit]