Manikin vs Mannequin - What's the difference?

manikin | mannequin |

Manikin is an alternative form of mannequin.


As nouns the difference between manikin and mannequin

is that manikin is while mannequin is a dummy, or life-size model of the human body, used for the fitting or displaying of clothes.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

manikin

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • a short person
  • a life-size anatomical model used as a teaching aid
  • Synonyms

    * (short person) midget, peewee, shorty, titman

    Derived terms

    * Manikin Pis

    mannequin

    English

    Alternative forms

    * manikin, mannikin

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A dummy, or life-size model of the human body, used for the fitting or displaying of clothes
  • A jointed model of the human body used by artists, especially to demonstrate the arrangement of drapery
  • An anatomical model of the human body for use in teaching of e.g. CPR
  • A person who models clothes
  • See also

    * ("mannequin" on Wikipedia) ----