ventriloquist

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /vɛnˈtɹɪl.ə.kwɪst/
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Noun[change]

Singular
ventriloquist

Plural
ventriloquists

A ventriloquist making a puppet "talk"
  1. A ventriloquist is a person who does a trick to make the person's voice seem to be coming from a different direction. The ventriloquist talks but does not move the mouth. People think the ventriloquist is not talking and they think a thing or an animal or a different person is talking.
    People laughed when the ventriloquist made a shoe talk to a hat.