puppet

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Noun[change]

Singular
puppet

Plural
puppets

Glove or hand puppet
  1. A puppet is a doll or animal figure that is moved by strings.
    Another name for a string puppet is a marionette.
  2. A puppet is a doll or animal figure that is moved by a hand place inside it.
    Mr. Punch is a famous glove puppet from the "Punch and Judy" puppet show.
  3. A puppet is a doll or animal figure that is moved with long sticks.
    The play had a large dragon puppet with four men using long sticks to make it flap its wings.
  4. A puppet is a person whose actions are controlled by other people.
    The new President was simply a puppet of the army generals.

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