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Definition of "puppetry" [pup•pet•ry]

  • The art of making puppets and presenting puppet shows. (noun)
  • The actions of puppets. (noun)
  • A stilted or artificial dramatic performance. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "puppetry" in a sentence
  • "Reiniger's shadow-puppetry is vaguely similar to that of Ms. Walker, whose films are projected on the back of the screen showing "Prince Achmed.""
  • "Professor Frank W. Ballard first taught classes in puppetry at UConn in 1964."
  • "I mean, D. Sock-puppetry is your bag, charles. joe from Lowell Says:"