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Definition of dummy verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they dummy
he / she / it dummies
past simple dummied
-ing form dummying
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(in soccer) to pretend to make a particular move in order to confuse your opponent dummy something She dummied a shot that brought the goalie to her knees. He was accused of dummying a penalty. + adv./prep. He dummied past three defenders, then scored. compare juke
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