Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun puppet

3 senses of puppet

Sense 1
puppet, marionette -- (a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer)
       => figure -- (a model of a bodily form (especially of a person); "he made a figure of Santa Claus")

Sense 2
creature, tool, puppet -- (a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else)
       => slave -- (a person who is owned by someone)

Sense 3
puppet -- (a doll with a hollow head of a person or animal and a cloth body; intended to fit over the hand and be manipulated with the fingers)
       => doll, dolly -- (a small replica of a person; used as a toy)

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