puppetry

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Etymology[edit]

puppet +‎ -ry

Noun[edit]

puppetry (countable and uncountable, plural puppetries)

  1. (uncountable) The art of making, and performing with puppets
  2. (countable) The action of a puppet, or a stilted or puppet-like dramatic performance
  3. (obsolete) finery; affectation

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