a person who practices ventriloquism; specif., an entertainer who uses ventriloquism to carry on a pretended conversation as with a large puppet, or dummy
One, especially an entertainer, who is adept at ventriloquism.
ventriloquy + -ist
- The ventriloquist, impressionist, comedian, and singer, known to millions as "The Human Jukebox," claims he was "beyond shocked" when his name was announced as the show's million dollar-winner.
- None of the judges thought a ventriloquist could take the show, but Fator proved everyone wrong.
- The second season winner, Terry Fator, is a ventriloquist from Mesquite, Texas.
- April is a ventriloquist who is addicted to her puppets.