puppeteer

[ puhp-i-teer ]

noun
  1. a person who manipulates puppets, as in a puppet show.

verb (used without object)
  1. to work as a puppeteer, by making puppets perform.

Origin of puppeteer

1
First recorded in 1925–30; puppet + -eer

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British Dictionary definitions for puppeteer

puppeteer

/ (ˌpʌpɪˈtɪə) /


noun
  1. a person who manipulates puppets

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