a person who performs or is skilled in ventriloquism.
- ven·tril·o·quis·tic, adjective
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How to use ventriloquist in a sentence
The first show there was me, Elayne Boosler, the ventriloquist team of Willie Tyler & Lester and other great comics too.
John Boehner is less the Speaker than a battered ventriloquist for the Tea Party klatch in his caucus.Lessons From the Fiscal Cliff: the Political Fallout | Robert Shrum | January 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
He becomes a ventriloquist, and gets laughs only when the dummy pees on him.
When the ventriloquist is a voice of experience and not of love, words are no longer material for heartfelt expression.
Yet there are many onlookers who, by a ventriloquist, can be made to believe that the picture speaks.Ancient Faiths And Modern | Thomas Inman
Frank was a very good amateur ventriloquist, although he seldom practiced the art.Frank Merriwell's Races | Burt L. Standish
Being a skilled ventriloquist, he was the author of the dismal groans and the mysterious voice that had so alarmed the boys.Frank Merriwell's Chums | Burt L. Standish
She was something of a ventriloquist, which made these accomplishments especially delightful.At Boarding School with the Tucker Twins | Nell Speed
The voice drew near like the ventriloquist doing the trick of the man in the cellar.The Hero of the People | Alexandre Dumas