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ventriloquize

[ven-tril-uh-kwahyz]
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verb (used with or without object), ven·tril·o·quized, ven·tril·o·quiz·ing.
  1. to speak or sound in the manner of a ventriloquist.
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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

verb
  1. to produce (sounds) in the manner of a ventriloquist
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