hand puppet

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hand puppet

n.
A puppet that is manipulated by placing one's hand inside the puppet.

hand′ pup`pet


n.
a puppet designed to be fitted over the hand, which manipulates it.
[1945–50]
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Noun1.hand puppet - a puppet with a cloth body and hollow headhand 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
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