Ventriloquial Ven`tri*lo"qui*al, a. Ventriloquous. [1913 Webster]

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  • ventriloquial — [ven΄trə lō′kwē əl] adj. of, having to do with, or using ventriloquism ventriloquially adv …   English World dictionary

  • ventriloquial — ventriloquist ► NOUN ▪ an entertainer who makes their voice seem to come from a dummy of a person or animal. DERIVATIVES ventriloquial adjective ventriloquism noun ventriloquy noun. ORIGIN from Latin venter belly + loqui speak …   English terms dictionary

  • ventriloquial — adjective see ventriloquism …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ventriloquial — ventriloquially, adv. /ven treuh loh kwee euhl/, adj. of, pertaining to, or using ventriloquism. Also, ventriloqual /ven tril euh kweuhl/. [1830 40; VENTRILOQUY + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • ventriloquial — adjective a) of or relating to ventriloquy b) spoken to oneself …   Wiktionary

  • ventriloquial — ven·tri·lo·qui·al …   English syllables

  • ventriloquial — /vɛntrəˈloʊkwiəl/ (say ventruh lohkweeuhl) adjective of, relating to, or using ventriloquism. Also, ventriloqual /vɛnˈtrɪləkwəl/ (say ven triluhkwuhl). –ventriloquially, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • ventriloquial — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bill, the Ventriloquial Rooster — is a well known sketch story by iconic Australian writer and poet Henry Lawson. The sketch is one of many to include Jack Mitchell the swagman as the story s main character and narrator. The story concerns a rooster that Mitchell s family once… …   Wikipedia

  • Ventriloquism — Ventriloquist redirects here. For the Batman villain, see Ventriloquist (comics). A ventriloquist entertaining children at the Pueblo, Colorado, Buell Children s Museum. Ventriloquism, or ventriloquy, is an act of stagecraft in which a person (a… …   Wikipedia

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