Definition of puppetmaster in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈpʌpətmɑːstə


  • A person, group, or country that covertly controls another: the puppetmaster behind the current administration
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    • You're a machine to be commanded by your puppet masters in the military-industrial complex.
    • At the behest of their US puppet-masters, the newly elected Iraqi government had Al Jazeera temporarily thrown out of the country.
    • The ultimate puppet master is finally revealed in the refugee affair, their script being followed to the letter by all players.

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