puppeteer


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pup·pet·eer

 (pŭp′ĭ-tîr′)
n.
One who entertains with and operates puppets or marionettes.

puppeteer

(ˌpʌpɪˈtɪə)
n
(Theatre) a person who manipulates puppets

pup•pet•eer

(ˌpʌp ɪˈtɪər)

n.
1. a person who manipulates puppets.
v.i.
2. to work as a puppeteer.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.puppeteer - one who operates puppets or marionettespuppeteer - one who operates puppets or marionettes
performer, performing artist - an entertainer who performs a dramatic or musical work for an audience
Translations

puppeteer

[ˌpʌpɪˈtɪəʳ] Ntitiritero/a m/f

puppeteer

[ˌpʌpɪˈtɪər] nmarionnettiste mf

puppeteer

nPuppenspieler(in) m(f)

puppeteer

[pʌpɪˈtɪəʳ] nburattinaio/a
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