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- puppet show,
Origin of puppet
Examples from the Web for puppet
In 2006, Israel's Rechov Sumsum added Mahboub, an Arab-Israeli puppet who spoke both languages on the series.
It was a hand, it was a puppet, it was half-CGI, but mostly puppetry.All Eyes on Anjelica Huston: The Legendary Actress on Love, Abuse, and Jack Nicholson|Alex Suskind|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In another study, children saw a puppet show where a mouse was eaten by an alligator.Why Are Millennials Unfriending Organized Religion?|Vlad Chituc|November 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of the student leaders, Joshua Wong, was accused of being a puppet of the American government.
GoDaddy: Puppet Master Scantily clad women and sexy Danica Patrick are so last year.
In these latter careful etchings the power of Cruikshank to inform a puppet with life, and keep it wooden still, is conspicuous.The Life Of George Cruikshank, Vol. I. (of II)|Blanchard Jerrold
I am not playing a part now, I'm not a puppet mouthing the words of another man any longer, and I can't find expression.The Socialist|Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
In early boyhood Morton amused himself and astonished those about him by enacting plays for a puppet theatre.Memoir of John Lothrop Motley, Complete|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
No;—the misguided young man was now the victim of a gang of swindlers—the puppet of a coldblooded courtesan.
A girl, for instance, who danced at midnight with a straw Julebuk, found that her partner was no puppet but the Evil One himself.Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan|Clement A. Miles
- a small doll or figure of a person or animal moved by strings attached to its limbs or by the hand inserted in its cloth body
- (as modifier)a puppet theatre
- a person, group, state, etc, that appears independent but is in fact controlled by another
- (as modifier)a puppet government
Word Origin for puppet
"doll moved by strings or wires" (later applied to puppets in glove form), 1530s, later form of Middle English popet "doll" (c.1300; cf. poppet), from Old French popette "little doll, puppet," diminutive of popee "doll, puppet" (13c., Modern French poupée), from Vulgar Latin *puppa, from Latin pupa "girl; doll" (see pupil (n.1)).
Metaphoric extension to "one whose actions are manipulated by another" first recorded 1540s (as poppet). Puppet show attested from 1650s, earlier puppet-play (1550s). Puppet government is attested from 1884 (in reference to Egypt).