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ˈpʌp ɪtpup·pet

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. puppet, marionette(noun)

    a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer

  2. creature, tool, puppet(noun)

    a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else

  3. puppet(noun)

    a doll with a hollow head of a person or animal and a cloth body; intended to fit over the hand and be manipulated with the fingers

Wiktionary

  1. puppet(Noun)

    Any small model of a person or animal able to be moved by strings, rods or in the form of a glove.

    Etymology: From poupette.

  2. puppet(Noun)

    A person, country, etc, controlled by another.

    Etymology: From poupette.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Puppet(noun)

    a small image in the human form; a doll

    Etymology: [OE. popet, OF. poupette; akin to F. poupe a doll, probably from L. puppa, pupa, a girl, doll, puppet. Cf. Poupeton, Pupa, Pupil, Puppy.]

  2. Puppet(noun)

    a similar figure moved by the hand or by a wire in a mock drama; a marionette; a wooden actor in a play

    Etymology: [OE. popet, OF. poupette; akin to F. poupe a doll, probably from L. puppa, pupa, a girl, doll, puppet. Cf. Poupeton, Pupa, Pupil, Puppy.]

  3. Puppet(noun)

    one controlled in his action by the will of another; a tool; -- so used in contempt

    Etymology: [OE. popet, OF. poupette; akin to F. poupe a doll, probably from L. puppa, pupa, a girl, doll, puppet. Cf. Poupeton, Pupa, Pupil, Puppy.]

  4. Puppet(noun)

    the upright support for the bearing of the spindle in a lathe

    Etymology: [OE. popet, OF. poupette; akin to F. poupe a doll, probably from L. puppa, pupa, a girl, doll, puppet. Cf. Poupeton, Pupa, Pupil, Puppy.]

Freebase

  1. Puppet

    A puppet is an inanimate object or representational figure animated or manipulated by an entertainer, who is called a puppeteer. It is used in puppetry, which is a very ancient form of theatre. There are many different varieties of puppets, and they are made of a wide range of materials, depending on their form and intended use. They can be extremely complex or very simple in their construction.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Puppet

    pup′et, n. a small doll or image moved by wires in a show: a marionette: one who acts just as another tells him.—ns. Pupp′etry, finery, affectation: a puppet-show; Pupp′et-show, -play, a mock show or drama performed by puppets; Pupp′et-valve, a valve like a pot-lid attached to a rod, and used in steam-engines for covering an opening. [O. Fr. poupette, dim. from L. pupa.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of puppet in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of puppet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of puppet in a Sentence

  1. Edgar Antillon:

    I think being myself will give me an edge. I’m no longer the Republican Party puppet. I’m ruffling some feathers.

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  3. Alan Moore:

    We're all puppets, Laurie. I'm just a puppet who can see the strings.

  4. The Taliban chief spokesman:

    But the commanders of the American occupation forces and the puppet figures in Kabul got the wrong impression from this situation and think that Mujahideen have been weakened or are facing problems due to the change in leadership.

  5. Johnny Galecki:

    Early on, Bobby and Jordan Horowitz (another of the film’s producers) bonded over the idea of using practical effects, nobody has anything against CGI as an additive. I think we all see the benefit of digital effects. But I think audiences have missed seeing these puppets, I think they miss seeing the sweat and the fingerprints. We used CGI as a sweetener, very, very subtly, in expressions in the eyes and things of that nature. Otherwise, we had real puppeteers there, whether they were under the table with their hand in the puppet or whether they were within the puppet, as the creatures grow bigger. It was a blast; it was really fun. Oddly, when you spend 12 hours a day with these puppets, they become little personalities. They just feel like fellow castmates, as absurd as that sounds.

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