glove puppet

`glove ,puppet noun BRITISH
a HAND PUPPET

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • glove puppet — glove .puppet n BrE a ↑puppet that you put over your hand American Equivalent: hand puppet …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • glove puppet — ► NOUN chiefly Brit. ▪ a cloth puppet fitted on the hand and worked by the fingers …   English terms dictionary

  • glove puppet — noun a puppet with a cloth body and hollow head; fits over the hand • Syn: ↑hand puppet, ↑glove doll • Hypernyms: ↑puppet * * * noun see glove doll * * * glove puppet noun A puppet w …   Useful english dictionary

  • glove puppet — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms glove puppet : singular glove puppet plural glove puppets British a type of puppet that you move by putting your hand inside …   English dictionary

  • glove puppet — noun A type of puppet normally worn on the hand like a glove for its correct operation …   Wiktionary

  • glove puppet — /ˈglʌv pʌpət/ (say gluv pupuht) noun a puppet with a head, dress and hands, designed so that it fits on the puppeteer s hand like a glove or mitten …   Australian English dictionary

  • glove puppet — noun Brit. a cloth puppet fitted on the hand and worked by the fingers …   English new terms dictionary

  • glove puppet — noun (C) a puppet (1) that you put over your hand …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Puppet — A puppet is a representational figure manipulated by a puppeteer. It is usually (but by no means always) a depiction of a human character, and is used in puppetry, a play or a presentation that is a very ancient form of theatre. The puppet… …   Wikipedia

  • glove doll — noun a puppet with a cloth body and hollow head; fits over the hand • Syn: ↑hand puppet, ↑glove puppet • Hypernyms: ↑puppet * * * noun or glove puppet …   Useful english dictionary

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