Definition of ventriloquism
1 : the production of the voice in such a way that the sound seems to come from a source other than the vocal organs of the speaker
2 : the expression of one's views and attitudes through another; especially : such expression by a writer through a fictional character or literary persona
ventriloquialplay \ˌven-trə-ˈlō-kwē-əl\ adjective
ventriloquiallyplay \ˌven-trə-ˈlō-kwē-ə-lē\ adverb
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