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glove puppet

n
(Theatre) a small figure of a person or animal that fits over and is manipulated by the hand
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Noun1.glove puppet - a puppet with a cloth body and hollow headglove puppet - a puppet with a cloth body and hollow head; fits over the hand
puppet - a doll with a hollow head of a person or animal and a cloth body; intended to fit over the hand and be manipulated with the fingers
Translations

glove puppet

n (Brit) → Handpuppe f

glove puppet

nburattino (di stoffa)
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To be precise, the word 'puppet' originally was used to refer to a doll and thence a doll worn over the hand like a glove; hence the term glove puppets.
The shop is an oasis of traditional childhood delights including wooden toys, dolls houses, jigsaws, books, farmyards, train sets, musical toys, baby gifts, figures, glove puppets and much more.
ART PLAY: SOCK AND GLOVE PUPPETS AT MIDLAND ARTS CENTRE On Wednesday and August 27, from 10am to 11am, for ages two to five years.
Generations of children grew up watching the glove puppets as they splattered Mr Corbett with flour and water with great regularity and showed a talent for getting into trouble.
WHEN Andrew Lapping brought up Liam Byrne's "there's no money left" note, in response to criticisms of the Tory Party and their glove puppets the Lib Dems, it was very telling (Views of the North, March 26).
Call 209 2022 4488 3 The Story Of The Willow Pattern Treasure Trove Puppet Company bring this classic story to life using glove puppets and imaginative staging based on the designs of the Willow Plate Pattern.
The Heritage Lottery funded event also saw nearly 140 people enjoying making their own plaster cast "fossil" dinosaur paper glove puppets or models, discovering the museum's fossil collection, playing games and other activities.
We already know the ending of this expensive and rather pointless pulp fiction novel - Press freedom will be slapped on the wrist amid copious cries of hear, hear, in the Commons, and the long reach of poisonous tentacles will continue on their merry way as the billionaires - the ones with real clout who play our elected MPs like glove puppets - decide who should be in charge of our country, whenever it suits them.
Which is more than could be said for Yoffy himself - AKA actor Rick Jones - whose grey turtle-necks, silk scarves and receding straggly hair and beard made him look like he'd be far more at home touring in The Grateful Dead's backing band than messing about with rodent glove puppets.
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has commissioned some glove puppets of himself, with all proceeds, at a cost of 29 pounds, going towards tsunami charities.
TWO care home nurses used glove puppets to bully and frighten elderly women, a court heard yesterday.