hand puppet


a puppet made of a hollow head sewn or glued to material that fits over the hand, concealing the fingers and thumb, which manipulate it.

Nearby words

  1. hand out,
  2. hand over,
  3. hand over fist,
  4. hand over hand,
  5. hand press,
  6. hand screw,
  7. hand scroll,
  8. hand setting,
  9. hand tight,
  10. hand to hand

Origin of hand puppet

First recorded in 1945–50

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