Definition of 'puppet'

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Synonyms of "puppet"
Synonyms of "puppet"
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French Definition of "puppet"
Spanish Definition of "puppet"
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Example sentences containing 'puppet'

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It sounds awful to say but he was like a puppet master. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Here is the puppet master who plays with our days. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)But is he really free or does the vengeful puppet master continue to control his daily movements? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The powerful use you like a puppet, a doll. Times, Sunday Times (2011)People move like puppets, and puppets like people. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At the end of the day, the true puppet master is the human brain. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Ancelotti is poised to become the puppet master of this summer's transfer dealings. The Sun (2013)He was expected to give a demonstration of his discovery with a pair of bat hand puppets at the awards ceremony last night. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In one experiment, they tested infants less than a year old playing with cuddly animals and puppets. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You love being puppet master. The Sun (2015)Long and thin, the latter hang like a magical forest or are curved and twisted into puppet figures of varying sizes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Now he is the puppet master behind a NATIONAL rescue. The Sun (2008)He becomes a puppet master and that's going to be a disaster for the Connor family. The Sun (2015)He's the puppet master, he pulls the strings. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He has a glove puppet on each hand, one a panda, one a seal. Times, Sunday Times (2009)And proceeds from the sale of 35 hand puppets of the F1 supremo will also go to the relief fund. The Sun (2011)If you look at the guys left in the battle, you ask who is the puppet master, who belongs to who? The Sun (2015)And in his own head he thinks I'm some kind of puppet master who controls the media. The Sun (2011)

Synonyms of 'puppet'

marionette, doll, glove puppet, sock puppet

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Translations for 'puppet'

British English: puppet /ˈpʌpɪt/ NOUN
A puppet is a doll that you can move, either by pulling strings which are attached to it, or by putting your hand inside its body and moving your fingers.
  • American English: puppet
  • Arabic: دُمْيَةٌ مُتَحَرِّكَةٌ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: marionete
  • Chinese: 木偶
  • Croatian: marioneta
  • Czech: loutka
  • Danish: marionetdukke
  • Dutch: marionet
  • European Spanish: marioneta
  • Finnish: sätkynukke
  • French: marionnette
  • German: Marionette
  • Greek: μαριονέτα
  • Italian: marionetta
  • Japanese: あやつり人形
  • Korean: 꼭두각시
  • Norwegian: dukke
  • Polish: marionetka
  • European Portuguese: marionete
  • Romanian: păpușă
  • Russian: марионетка
  • Spanish: marioneta
  • Swedish: docka marionett
  • Thai: หุ่นกระบอก
  • Turkish: kukla
  • Ukrainian: лялька
  • Vietnamese: con rối


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