glove puppet


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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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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There, in glorious colour, was the nation's favourite glove puppet Zippy, star of children's show Rainbow, indulging in rampant glove love-making with his sidekick, pink hippo George.
All too often, he appears to be the glove puppet of his Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell, a stronger personality.
Entertainer Harry Corbett bought the little glove puppet at the seaside resort for 7s 6d (just over 37p) from a toy shop at the North Pier.
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All you ever wanted to know about the plots, but never quite managed to get to the end to find out, is explained in a glorious medley of music, songs and comic theatre, helped along by screen visuals, a marvellously realistic guillotine, a glove puppet dog and a scooter, among other things.
The festival will mark its official opening on Wednesday evening at the French Cultural Center with a special presentation of French company La Pendue's "Poli Degaine," a glove puppet performance based on the traditional clown/marionette character Polichinelle, or Pulcinella, in Italian.
The former Thatcher glove puppet doesn't believe in Europe, you see, but then again he doesn't al warming believe in global warming either.
Across the hall, the Glove Puppet Workshop was in full swing.
A glove puppet is worked by inserting your hand into the opening at the bottom of the puppet, with thumb and little finger operating the arms, other fingers work the head and the hand serves as the torso.
Create a sock or glove puppet to join your toy collection.
Harry was working as an engineer surveyor when he spotted a yellow and black bear glove puppet on sale in a toy shop in Blackpool and bought it for just 37p.
The earliest known illustrations of a glove puppet appear in the 1388 French manuscript The Romance of Alexander.