Puppet definitions

pŭp'ĭt
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.
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A figure having jointed parts animated from above by strings or wires; a marionette.
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Designating or of a state or nation that is ostensibly independent but is actually controlled by another.
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A toy representing a human figure; a doll.
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A doll.
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One whose behavior is determined by the will of others.

A political puppet.

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A small, often jointed figure, as of a human being or animal, typically designed to be manipulated, as from within by the fingers of a hand or by strings held from above.
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A person whose actions, ideas, etc. are controlled by another.
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Any small model of a person or animal able to be moved by strings or rods, or in the form of a glove.
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(figuratively) A person, country, etc, controlled by another.

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(engineering) The upright support for the bearing of the spindle in a lathe.
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Origin of puppet

From Old French poupette, diminutive of poupée, from Vulgar Latin *puppa, from Latin pupa.