puppetry

noun pup·pet·ry \ ˈpə-pə-trē \
|Updated on: 9 Aug 2018

Definition of puppetry

plural puppetries
1 : the production or creation of puppets or puppet shows
2 : the art of manipulating puppets

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First Known Use of puppetry

1528

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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PUPPETRY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of puppetry for English Language Learners

  • : the skill or activity of using puppets in performances


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