marionette marionette

Definition(s):

  • (n) a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer

Usage(s):

  1. That about sums up the new martial-arts musical marionette movie from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.
  2. Along the riverbank, a larger-than-life marionette of the university's natal benefactor, John Harvard, will prance to the music of a female samba group called the Batucada Belles.
  3. A $2,000 cowboy marionette dressed in a plaid shirt, a kerchief and boots, Howdy Doody was mostly a 27-in.

News

  1. Marionettes at Kilgore Memorial Library

    News-Times/Rachael Ruybalid - Kids with the Kilgore Memorial Library’s summer reading program watch as puppeteer Brian Henning expertly moves marionettes in the program “More Adventures in Mr. McGregor’s Garden.”
    on June 19, 2013     Source: York News-Times

  2. Bob Baker Marionettes: Whimsical Fun For The Whole Family

    Enjoy something a bit different for your next family outing. The kids will have a blast and you'll love the entertainment at Bob Baker Marionettes, plus it's the perfect spot for your next birthday party or other big event.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CBS 2 Los Angeles

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Quotes

  1. "I could have made the choice of being 'Cirque du Marionette' and just being entertaining and visual," Burkett said. "Or I could actually write plays that were about something and populate them with these puppets. I know how to build puppets...
    on Dec 10, 2006 By: Ronnie Burkett Source: Canada.com

  2. Hayden described the relationship between Tehran and the Lebanese group as "a partnership" with "a senior and junior partner, but it's also not a marionette theater."
    on Jul 9, 2008 By: Michael Hayden Source: Daily Star - Lebanon

  3. "We are thrilled to have the only dedicated marionette theater in the Boston area," said Meredith Garniss, founder of Willoughby and Baltic. "It's very exciting to be able to expose a new generation to such a beautiful and traditional art...
    on Aug 1, 2006 By: Meredith Garniss Source: PR Web (press release)

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