Meaning of “ventriloquist's dummy” in the English Dictionary

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"ventriloquist's dummy" in British English

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ventriloquist's dummynoun [ C ]

uk /venˌtrɪl.ə.kwɪsts ˈdʌm.i/ us /venˌtrɪl.ə.kwɪsts ˈdʌm.i/

a toy in the shape of a small person that ventriloquists operate, so that it seems to be alive

(Definition of “ventriloquist's dummy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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