puppet


puppet
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English popet youth, doll, from Middle French poupette, diminutive of *poupe doll, from Vulgar Latin *puppa, alteration of Latin pupa Date: 1538 1. a. a small-scale figure (as of a person or animal) usually with a cloth body and hollow head that fits over and is moved by the hand b. marionette 2. doll 1 3. one whose acts are controlled by an outside force or influence <
a puppet ruler
>
puppetlike adjective

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