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sock puppet



  1. a simple puppet made from a sock and worn over one hand
  2. an extra online identity created by a member of a discussion forum, etc, to agree with opinions submitted under his or her usual online name

Derived Forms

sock puppeteer noun
sock puppetry noun

Example Sentences Including 'sock puppet'

Animators cast George Bush as a dimwit with a sock puppet as a pal.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
But the sock puppet 's popularity hadn't done much for Pets.
John Cassidy DOT.CON (2001)
Deliver military orders with a sock puppet - pretend he's the crazy one.1.
Toronto Sun (2003)


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