marionette

[ mar-ee-uh-net ]SEE DEFINITION OF marionette

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How did anyone know we were going to have a marionette show?

But the marionette show was only the beginning of the party.

She's wearing a pink dress and is just about as tall as a marionette.

He would not willingly destroy the self-respect even of a marionette.

I should like to do so,” the Marionette answered, “for it is our last meeting.

Meanwhile, a boy behind him got up on the bench, and began to play the marionette.

You do not seem to be aware of the identity of the marionette who has just been killed.

If all these fail how can a marionette be expected to succeed?

He had not known that the dog belonged to the Marionette show.

"I shall treat him as if he were my own," replied Guido, the Marionette Man.

WORD ORIGIN

puppet worked by strings, c.1620, literally "little little Mary," from French marionette (16c.), diminutive of Old French mariole "figurine, idol, picture of the Virgin Mary," diminutive of Marie (see Mary).

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