of, relating to, or using ventriloquism.
- Also ven·tril·o·qual [ven-tril-uh-kwuhl]. /vɛnˈtrɪl ə kwəl/.
- ven·tri·lo·qui·al·ly, adverb
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How to use ventriloquial in a sentence
Probably his ventriloquial powers are cultivated not for popular entertainment, but to lure intruders away from his nest.Bird Neighbors | Neltje Blanchan
Song, loud, ringing and ventriloquial; suggesting that of Indigo Bunting but shorter.Color Key to North American Birds | Frank M. Chapman
One Louis Brabant turned his ventriloquial talent to profitable account.
As it thus flies it utters a succession of the hollow, booming notes, which have a strange ventriloquial quality.Life Histories of North American Shore Birds, Part 1 (of 2) | Arthur Cleveland Bent
Thus the simplest cause of ventriloquial effect is produced by standing with your back to the audience and your face to the door.