Ventriloquous
Ventriloquous Ven*tril"o*quous, a. [L. ventriloquus a ventriloquist; venter the belly + loqui, p. p. locutus, to speak. See {Ventral}, and {Loquacious}.] Of or pertaining to a ventriloquist or ventriloquism. [1913 Webster]

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  • ventriloquous — ven·tril·o·quous …   English syllables

  • ventriloquous —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷kwəs adjective Etymology: Late Latin ventriloquus + English ous : ventriloquistic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gastriloquous — Gas*tril o*quous, a. Ventriloquous. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tambourine — Tam bour*ine , n. A South American wild dove ({Tympanistria tympanistria}), mostly white, with black tiped wings and tail. Its resonant note is said to be ventriloquous. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tympanistria tympanistria — Tambourine Tam bour*ine , n. A South American wild dove ({Tympanistria tympanistria}), mostly white, with black tiped wings and tail. Its resonant note is said to be ventriloquous. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ventrilocution — Ven tri*lo*cu tion, n. [See {Ventriloquous}.] Ventriloquism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ventriloquial — Ven tri*lo qui*al, a. Ventriloquous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ventriloquism — Ven*tril o*quism, n. [See {Ventriloquous}.] The act, art, or practice of speaking in such a manner that the voice appears to come, not from the person speaking, but from some other source, as from the opposite side of the room, from the cellar,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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