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Puppet

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Noun

1. marionette, puppet

a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer

2. creature, puppet, tool

a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else

3. 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

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Puppet

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noun
1. 
a. 
a small doll or figure of a person or animal moved by strings attached to its limbs or by the hand inserted in its cloth body
b. 
(as modifier)
a puppet theatre
2. 
a. 
a person, group, state, etc, that appears independent but is in fact controlled by another
b. 
(as modifier)
a puppet government

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Puppet

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noun
1.  Obsolete
a doll
2. 
a small, usually jointed figure, as of a human being, moved, usually in a puppet show on a small stage, by manipulating with the hands, by pulling attached strings or wires, or by rods
3. 
a person whose actions, ideas, etc. are controlled by another
adjective
4. 
designating or of a state or nation that is ostensibly independent but is actually controlled by another

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Puppet

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n.
1. A small figure of a person or animal, having a cloth body and hollow head, designed to be fitted over and manipulated by the hand.
2. A figure having jointed parts animated from above by strings or wires; a marionette.
3. A toy representing a human figure; a doll.
4. One whose behavior is determined by the will of others: a political puppet.

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