puppet show


puppet show
noun
a show in which the actors are puppets
Syn: ↑puppet play
Hypernyms: ↑show

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noun or puppet play
: a usually dramatic performance staged with puppets with the dialogue or music provided by a puppeteer

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an entertainment, as a play or musical revue, in which the performers are puppets. Also called puppet play.
[1640-50]

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puppet show noun
1. An exhibition of puppets
2. A puppet play
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Main Entry:puppet

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puppet show,
a play performed with puppets on a small stage.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Puppet show — Puppet Pup pet, n. [OE. popet, OF. poupette; akin to F. poup[ e]e a doll, probably from L. puppa, pupa, a girl, doll, puppet. Cf. {Poupeton}, {Pupa}, {Pupil}, {Puppy}.] [Written also {poppet}.] 1. A small image in the human form; a doll. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • puppet show — n. a play or performance with puppets …   English World dictionary

  • puppet-show — noun alternative spelling of puppet show …   Wiktionary

  • puppet-show — lėlių teatras statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Ikimokyklinė, mokyklinė ar nemokyklinė vaikų auklėjimo institucija, kurioje vaidinama pagal pedagogiškai reikšmingą scenarijų. Tekstą publikai dažniausiai perteikia nematomi artistai, o… …   Enciklopedinis edukologijos žodynas

  • puppet show — Synonyms and related words: burlesque show, carnival, circus, coochie show, fantoccini, floor show, galanty show, girly show, hootchy kootchy show, leg show, light show, magic show, ombres chinoises, peep show, raree show, rep show, repertory… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • puppet show — an entertainment, as a play or musical revue, in which the performers are puppets. Also called puppet play. [1640 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • puppet show — noun A show, theatrical performance, in which the parts are played by puppets impersonating human or other characters See Also: puppeteer, puppetry …   Wiktionary

  • puppet show — pup′pet show n. sbz an entertainment in which the performers are puppets. Also called pup′pet play • Etymology: 1640–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • puppet show — play performed using puppets …   English contemporary dictionary

  • puppet-show — …   Useful english dictionary