Definition of glove puppet in English:

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glove puppet

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A cloth puppet fitted on the hand and worked by the fingers.
Example sentences
  • It is funny how the chambers fit your fingers like a glove puppet.
  • Dripping theatrical blood over his head, he dons his legendary glove puppet and offers a sweet performance of ‘Happy Birthday’ to a lady on the front row.
  • A glove puppet used by the actor played the role of a ‘journalist’ who is in search of a hot and spicy story for the coming day's paper.

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