Examples of puppet in a Sentence
a dictator who was perceived as being an American puppet
gave her a puppet with strings for a gift
Recent Examples of puppet from the Web
And then Mephistopheles can blame the governor, and get his little (Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B.) Pritzker puppet in there and the fiefdom is secure again.
The best aspect of OIB’s production is the puppet design by Gabrielle Grafrath, who creates terrifically cartoonish piranha and a witty stylization of bodies being tempest-tossed.
Lewis, a talented ventriloquist who invented the sock puppet Lamb Chop and her pals Charlie Horse and Hush Puppy, filled their home with similar plush characters.
The 13-year-old star on going to the movies with Tilda Swinton and acting opposite a massive stuffed puppet.
Complex shadow puppets share the screen with silhouettes of live actors.
Watching Attorney General Jeff Sessions confound Senate Democrats during his Intelligence Committee testimony was like watching a puppet show.
Madigan's puppets blocked the budget, stopped property tax relief and now want to raise taxes by billions.
The Emperor’s New Clothes puppet show, 2-3 p.m. Saturday at the Alvin R. Sherman Library, 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd., Davie.
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Origin and Etymology of puppet
Middle English popet youth, doll, from Middle French poupette, diminutive of *poupe doll, from Vulgar Latin *puppa, alteration of Latin pupa
First Known Use: 1538See Words from the same year
PUPPET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of puppet for English Language Learners
: a doll that is moved by putting your hand inside it or by pulling strings or wires that are attached to it
: a person or an organization that is controlled by another person or organization
PUPPET Defined for Kids
Definition of puppet for Students
1 : a doll moved by hand or by strings or wires
2 : someone or something (as a government) whose acts are controlled by another
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