Mannequin Challenge

What does mannequin challenge mean?

Challenge that involves one or more people freezing in place

Mannequin challenge is a trend that involves one or more people freezing in place as someone records it. The participants strike a pose and hold the position making them look like mannequins.

The challenge went viral in late October and early November of 2016. Many teenagers took up the challenge to create unique and funny mannequin videos that look like a paused scene in a movie or sporting event.


After practice we're gonna do our own mannequin challenge in the school gym.

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Updated November 21, 2016

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