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puppetry

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noun pup·pet·ry \ˈpə-pə-trē\

Simple Definition of puppetry

  • : the skill or activity of using puppets in performances

Full Definition of puppetry

plural pup·pet·ries

  1. 1 :  the production or creation of puppets or puppet shows

  2. 2 :  the art of manipulating puppets

1528

First Known Use of puppetry

1528


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