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Definition of Puppet


  1. A small image in the human form; a doll.
  2. A similar figure moved by the hand or by a wire in a mock drama; a marionette; a wooden actor in a play.
  3. One controlled in his action by the will of another; a tool; -- so used in contempt.
  4. The upright support for the bearing of the spindle in a lathe.

Puppet Quotations

I started, actually, to make my first animated cartoon in 1920. Of course, they were very crude things then and I used sort of little puppet things.
Walt Disney

I know what I look like - a weird, sad clown puppet. I'm fine with that.
Rainn Wilson

I'm going to be true to what I want to do, because if I care what people think about me, I'm a puppet. Which I have been in my life. And you can't live life that way, man!
Donny Osmond

Analysis gave me great freedom of emotions and fantastic confidence. I felt I had served my time as a puppet.
Hedy Lamarr

The idea of God as a fatherly figure who looks down on us and worries about how we're doing or takes sides when we have fights - it's more irritating than Santa Claus. The world and the universe are far more wonderful if there's not a puppet master.
Dave Matthews
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Puppet Translations

puppet in Afrikaans is pop
puppet in Dutch is marionet
puppet in German is Marionette
puppet in Italian is marionetta, burattino
puppet in Portuguese is fantoche
puppet in Swedish is marionett
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