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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.
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ven•tril•o•quist

(vɛnˈtrɪl ə kwɪst)

n.
a person who performs or is skilled in ventriloquism.
[1650–60]
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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
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Translations
مُقامِق: مُتَكَلِّم من بَطْنِه
břichomluvec
bugtaler
vatsastapuhuja
hasbeszélõhasbeszélő
búktalari
pilvakalbyspilvakalbystė
vēderrunātājs
bruchovravec
karnından konuşan kimsevantrilok

ventriloquist

[venˈtrɪləkwɪst] Nventrílocuo/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

ventriloquist

[vɛnˈtrɪləkwɪst] nventriloque mfventriloquist's dummy npoupée f de ventriloque
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

ventriloquist

nBauchredner(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

ventriloquist

[vɛnˈtrɪləkwɪst] nventriloquo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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Perhaps, of course, this matters little, perhaps the very idea of the reviewer or critic as arbiter of the truth of a work is just a socially constituted construct indicative of a hierarchy of power relations, the reviewer as judge, jury and executioner of the text under review which has no right of reply (and yes I am again, to a certain extent, ventriloquising Priest).
Although this chapter is peppered with interesting examples, Smyth's reading of Lady Anne Clifford's financial accounts is perhaps its most original contribution, presenting a new picture of Clifford's authorship as a collaborative process literally written in the multiple hands of community members recording receipt of payment, as well as in the hand of her secretary, who performs a "calligraphic ventriloquising" of Lady Cliford's voice (79).
Not in a sinister way, a hiding in a deserted rural bus shelter with a cardboard cut-out of her face tied to a head of iceberg lettuce and ventriloquising my twisted desires into her bee-stung pout kind-of-a-way.