Definition Of marionette

noun

a puppet worked from above by strings attached to its limbs.

For us, real marionettes, string marionettes , produced those moments of otherness, they created a spell, something very unnerving, disquieting.

Example Of marionette

  • A marionette danced on strings, a jester decking in bells and bright red and yellow.

  • And the motion of these characters is positively stilted and looks like marionettes on strings as they bob and nod about.

  • Folklore also surrounds Belgium's traditional puppet theater, whose marionettes are based on characters from the tales of their particular cities.

  • For clarification, Teresa was explaining to the class that they were going to be like marionettes hanging by the strings.

  • For us, real marionettes, string marionettes , produced those moments of otherness, they created a spell, something very unnerving, disquieting.


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