Definitions for ventriloquistvɛnˈtrɪl ə kwɪst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ven•tril•o•quistvɛnˈtrɪl ə kwɪst(n.)

  1. a person who performs or is skilled in ventriloquism.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ventriloquist(noun)

    a performer who projects the voice into a wooden dummy


  1. ventriloquist(Noun)

    A person, especially an entertainer, who practices ventriloquism.

  2. Origin: ventriloquy + -ist

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ventriloquist(noun)

    one who practices, or is skilled in, ventriloquism


  1. Ventriloquist

    The Ventriloquist is a fictional character, an enemy of Batman in the DC Comics Universe. The Ventriloquist first appeared in Detective Comics #583 and was created by Alan Grant, John Wagner and Norm Breyfogle. In Detective Comics #827, a new Ventriloquist was introduced by Paul Dini and Don Kramer.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a professional entertainer who can speak so that his voice seems to come from some other person or place, especially from a dummy which he controls.

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