ventriloquist

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ven·tril·o·quist

 (vĕn-trĭl′ə-kwĭst)
n.
One, especially an entertainer, who is adept at ventriloquism.

ven·tril′o·quis′tic adj.

ven•tril•o•quist

(vɛnˈtrɪl ə kwɪst)

n.
a person who performs or is skilled in ventriloquism.
[1650–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ventriloquist - a performer who projects the voice into a wooden dummyventriloquist - a performer who projects the voice into a wooden dummy
performer, performing artist - an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
Translations
مُقامِق: مُتَكَلِّم من بَطْنِه
břichomluvec
bugtaler
vatsastapuhuja
hasbeszélõhasbeszélő
búktalari
pilvakalbyspilvakalbystė
vēderrunātājs
bruchovravec
karnından konuşan kimsevantrilok

ventriloquist

[venˈtrɪləkwɪst] Nventrílocuo/a m/f

ventriloquist

[vɛnˈtrɪləkwɪst] nventriloque mfventriloquist's dummy npoupée f de ventriloque

ventriloquist

nBauchredner(in) m(f)

ventriloquist

[vɛnˈtrɪləkwɪst] nventriloquo/a

ventriloquist

(venˈtriləkwist) noun
a professional entertainer who can speak so that his voice seems to come from some other person or place, especially from a dummy which he controls.
venˈtriloquism noun
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However, in 1979 Brakhage would probably have treated with irony the Judeo-Christian theology underpinning this passage: for him the natural phenomenon is primary; the Judeo-Christian God is a trope to domesticate and ventriloquise the natural sublime.
This chapter for me was at its most convincing when it moved away from trying to find connections between echoes of the mother's voice in the son's and instead addressed the way Gee's novel Meg ventriloquises the making of a writer who is also a mother.