Recent Examples of marionette from the Web
The four-day fest will also feature international entertainment from more than 25 countries, sand art from Carl Jara, gingerbread houses, live music, hayrides, marionette shows, a kids area, and of course, the ever-popular wiener dog races.
The globe-trotting mix includes a pair of 19th-century Korean thrones, an African marionette, a Biedermeier armchair, and a set of Gio Ponti chairs.
She was joined on stage by two towering figures with television heads propelled like marionettes, but from within their bodies, by two anonymous performers.
The event, which encourages creative experimentation, has featured everything from Tesla coils, to walking/talking marionettes to light shows that sync to human interaction.
Look, Roger Goodell is a sanctimonious marionette who is dependably puppeteered every year by the league's owners into finding new, innovative ways to make the NFL a demonstrably more heinous organization.
When the family revived the shows several decades ago, Mike Manteo made marionettes in his Brooklyn shop.
According to Karnjana Karnjanatawe of the Bangkok Post, the student, Kamol Kankitcharoen, relied on a historical manuscript to build one of the marionettes himself.
But it is increasingly celebrated with parades rife with floats, giant skeleton marionettes and thousands of participants.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'marionette.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of marionette
First Known Use: circa 1620See Words from the same year
MARIONETTE Defined for English Language Learners
MARIONETTE Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up marionette? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).