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Meaning of “marionette” in the English Dictionary

"marionette" in British English

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marionettenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌmær.i.əˈnet/
a ​smallmodel of a ​person or ​animal with ​parts of the ​body that are ​moved with ​strings
(Definition of marionette from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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marionettenoun [C]

 us   /ˌmær·i·əˈnet/
a ​smallmodel of a ​person or ​animal, ​controlled from above by ​stringsattached to ​itsmovablebodyparts and used as ​characters on ​smallstages as an ​entertainment
(Definition of marionette from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “marionette”
in Spanish marioneta…
in Vietnamese con rối…
in Malaysian boneka bertali…
in Thai หุ่นกระบอก…
in French marionnette…
in German die Marionette…
in Chinese (Simplified) 牵线木偶…
in Indonesian boneka tali…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牽線木偶…
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