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He was named one of the best junior ventriloquists in the country around the time of the story's airing.
Roston would make a good ventriloquist, Cronhardt joked.
Oh yeah — that bizarre one-liner followed a ventriloquist who won the show last year using a dummy version of Simon to introduce him.
Hager — aka Pops, his character name this year — will be joined by his ventriloquist dummy, Lolly, who’s been his sidekick for two years.
The best ambassador is (Season 2 winner and ventriloquist) Terry Fator.
Darci's got talent For someone who's become a star as a ventriloquist, Darci Lynne Farmer sure found her own voice.
With a car full of clothes and a couple of ventriloquist dummies, comedian Jeff Dunham moved to Los Angles in 1988.
Entertainment will be provided by Frank and Dean, who will perform throughout the night, along with two comedians, who will perform with a ventriloquist and other fun activities.
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Origin and Etymology of ventriloquist
VENTRILOQUIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ventriloquist for English Language Learners
: a performer who is able to speak in a way that makes it appear that the words are being said by a large doll (called a dummy)
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