Definition of puppeteer
: one who manipulates puppets
Recent Examples of puppeteer from the Web
But when Oliver brought up photographs of Oscar tucking into bed his pet worm, Slimey, and hugging Big Bird and Oscar puppeteer Caroll Spinney, the Muppet who lives in a garbage can conceded.
This edition’s guests include Kermet Apio, Claire Webber, puppeteer Ben Burris and the duo Devin Clarke and Travis Vogt.
Think free entertainment: Live music and performance, from drum circle to roving puppeteer to paint-offs to Cuban jazz to African dancing to Hip Hop Orchestrated.
Several young crew members were trained as Nintendo/Amiga virtual puppeteers, and the result was a cast of hilarious characters who could jump, talk, fight, explode, and express themselves with all the spontaneity of their live counterparts.
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PUPPETEER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of puppeteer for English Language Learners
: a person who uses puppets in performances to entertain people
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