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Synonyms and Antonyms of puppet

  1. 1 a small figure often of a human being used especially as a child's plaything <gave her a puppet with strings for a gift> Synonyms action figure, dolly, poppet [Midland], dollRelated Words rag doll; figure, figurine; handpuppet, marionette

  2. 2 one that is or can be used to further the purposes of another <accused the newspaper editor of being a puppet for the moneyed people of the town> Synonyms cat's-paw, instrument, lay figure, {h,1}pawn, toolRelated Words chump, dupe, foil, gull, sucker, victim; minion, stooge; lap dog, yes-man

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