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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a performer who projects the voice into a wooden dummy

Merriam Webster's

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

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ventriloquist Ven*tril"o*quist, n. One who practices, or is skilled in, ventriloquism. Ventriloquist monkey (Zo["o]l.), the onappo; -- so called from the character of its cry.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(ventriloquists) A ventriloquist is someone who can speak without moving their lips and who entertains people by making their words appear to be spoken by a puppet. N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Polyphonist.



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