sock puppet

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A physical sock puppet.

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sock puppet (plural sock puppets)

  1. A simple puppet made from a sock placed over the hand of the puppeteer.
  2. A person being completely controlled by another.
  3. (Internet, neologism) A pseudonym used by someone to distance themselves from their actions, especially to talk about themselves in the guise of a neutral observer

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  • (Internet pseudonym): sock

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