[puhp-i-teer] /ˌpʌp ɪˈtɪər/

a person who manipulates , as in a .
verb (used without object)
to work as a puppeteer, by making perform.
a person who manipulates puppets

the art of entertaining with puppets or marionettes; by extension, the manipulation of a situation or other person

Shari Lewis was a master of puppeteering.
Word Origin


1917, from puppet + -eer.


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