Definition Of puppet

noun

a movable model of a person or animal that is used in entertainment and is typically moved either by strings controlled from above or by a hand inside it.

His innovative use of string puppets and model special effects made the series a huge hit.

Example Of puppet

  • a puppet show

  • A charming segment of shadow puppetry achieves for 10 minutes the sense of wonder that Brachetti reaches for with the rest of this spectacle.

  • a former revolutionary hero who is now a puppet of the state

  • Again, the elastic smile. She felt like a puppet whose mouth strings were being pulled.

  • Bunraku puppets are not manipulated by strings from above a small stage window.


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