adjective see ventriloquist

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ventriloquistic — See ventriloquist. * * * …   Universalium

  • ventriloquistic — ven·tril·o·quis·tic …   English syllables

  • ventriloquistic — (ˌ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|kwistik adjective 1. : of or relating to ventriloquism or ventriloquists : practicing ventriloquism 2. of a sound : seeming to originate at other than the actual point of origin …   Useful english dictionary

  • ventriloquist — ventriloquistic, adj. /ven tril euh kwist/, n. a person who performs or is skilled in ventriloquism. [1650 60; VENTRILOQU(Y) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • ventriloquist — noun Date: circa 1656 one who uses or is skilled in ventriloquism; especially one who provides entertainment by using ventriloquism to carry on an apparent conversation with a hand manipulated dummy • ventriloquistic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • ventriloquist — /vɛnˈtrɪləkwəst/ (say ven triluhkwuhst) noun someone who performs or is expert in ventriloquism. –ventriloquistic /ˌvɛntrɪləˈkwɪstɪk/ (say .ventriluh kwistik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • ventriloquist — [ven tril′əkwist] n. a person who practices ventriloquism; specif., an entertainer who uses ventriloquism to carry on a pretended conversation as with a large puppet, or dummy ventriloquistic adj …   English World dictionary

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