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sock puppet

n.
1. A hand puppet made from a sock.
2. Computers A pseudonymous online identity adopted to further the user's real-life interests or to agree with sentiments the user has already expressed online.
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sock puppet

n
1. (Theatre) a simple puppet made from a sock and worn over one hand
2. (Communications & Information) an extra online identity created by a member of a discussion forum, etc, to agree with opinions submitted under his or her usual online name
sock puppeteer n
sock puppetry n
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Translations
Sockenpuppe
sockpuppetsokpop
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