puppeteer

noun pup·pe·teer \ ˌpə-pə-ˈtir \
|Updated on: 13 Jun 2018

Definition of puppeteer

: one who manipulates puppets

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First Known Use of puppeteer

1915

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Definition of puppeteer for English Language Learners

  • : a person who uses puppets in performances to entertain people



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