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ventriloquize

[ ven-tril-uh-kwahyz ]
/ vɛnˈtrɪl əˌkwaɪz /
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verb (used with or without object), ven·tril·o·quized, ven·tril·o·quiz·ing.

to speak or sound in the manner of a ventriloquist.

RELATED WORDS

reveal, use, describe, express, communicate, say, chat, sing, tell, speak, influence, verbalize, articulate, persuade, notify, utter, gossip, broach, parley, confess

Nearby words

ventriculus, ventriduction, ventriloquial, ventriloquism, ventriloquist, ventriloquize, ventriloquy, ventris, ventris, michael george francis, ventro-, ventrodorsal
Also especially British, ven·tril·o·quise.

Origin of ventriloquize

1835–45; ventriloqu(y) + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for ventriloquize

ventriloquize

ventriloquise

/ (vɛnˈtrɪləˌkwaɪz) /

verb

to produce (sounds) in the manner of a ventriloquist
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