Definition of Puppetry

1. Noun. The art of making puppets and presenting puppet shows.

Generic synonyms: Art, Artistry, Prowess



2. Noun. A stilted dramatic performance (as if by puppets).
Generic synonyms: Dramatisation, Dramatization

Definition of Puppetry

1. n. Action or appearance resembling that of a puppet, or puppet show; hence, mere form or show; affectation.

Definition of Puppetry

1. Noun. The art of making, and performing with puppets ¹

2. Noun. The action of a puppet, or a stilted or puppet-like dramatic performance ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Puppetry

1. the art of making or manipulating puppets [n -RIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Puppetry

puppet play
puppet ruler
puppet show
puppet state
puppeteer
puppeteered
puppeteering
puppeteers
puppetish
puppetlike
puppetman
puppetmaster
puppetmasters
puppetmen
puppetries
puppetry (current term)
puppets
puppied
puppies
pupping
puppodum
puppodums
puppy
puppy-dog eyes
puppy chow
puppy dog
puppy dog eyes
puppy fat
puppy feet
puppy love

Literary usage of Puppetry

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Book of Marionettes by Helen (Haiman) Joseph (1920)
"^puppetry in England "Triumphant Punch! with joy I follow thee Through the glad progress or thy wanton ..."

2. A Book of Marionettes by Helen (Haiman) Joseph (1920)
""puppetry in England "Triumphant Punch! with joy I follow thee Through the glad progress of thy wanton course." THUS exclaims Lord Byron, and he is but one ..."

3. Atlanta Alive!by Ann Carroll Burgess by Ann Carroll Burgess (2001)
"CENTER FOR puppetry ARTS 1404 Spring Street ir 404-873-3089 (schedule) or 404-873-3391 (tickets) www.puppet.org Hours: Call for performance and workshop ..."

4. Atlanta Alive!by Ann Carroll Burgess by Ann Carroll Burgess (2001)
"CENTER FOR puppetry ARTS 1404 Spring Street « 404-873-3089 (schedule) or 404-873-3391 (tickets) www.puppet.org Hours: Call for performance and workshop ..."

5. The Works of George Meredith by George Meredith (1897)
"A great mod"ern writer, of clearest eye and head, "now departed, capable in activity of presenting thoughtful women, thinking men, groaned over his puppetry ..."

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