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Puppet vs. Marionette

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Puppetnoun

Any small model of a person or animal able to be moved by strings or rods, or in the form of a glove.

Marionettenoun

A puppet, usually made of wood, which is animated by the pulling of strings.

Puppetnoun

(figuratively) A person, country, etc, controlled by another.

Marionettenoun

The buffel duck.

Puppetnoun

(obsolete) A poppet; a small image in the human form; a doll.

Marionetteverb

(transitive) To control (somebody) as if they were a puppet; to manipulate.

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Puppetnoun

(engineering) The upright support for the bearing of the spindle in a lathe.

Marionettenoun

A puppet moved by strings, as in a puppet show.

Puppetnoun

A small image in the human form; a doll.

Marionettenoun

The buffel duck.

Puppetnoun

A similar figure moved by the hand or by a wire in a mock drama; a marionette; a wooden actor in a play.

β€˜At the pipes of some carved organ move,The gilded puppets dance.’;

Marionettenoun

a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer

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Puppetnoun

One controlled in his action by the will of another; a tool; - so used in contempt.

Marionette

A marionette (; French: marionnette, [ma.ʁjΙ”.nΙ›t]) is a puppet controlled from above using wires or strings depending on regional variations. A marionette's puppeteer is called a marionettist.

Puppetnoun

The upright support for the bearing of the spindle in a lathe.

Puppetnoun

a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer

Puppetnoun

a person who is controlled by others and is used to perform unpleasant or dishonest tasks for someone else

Puppetnoun

a doll with a hollow head of a person or animal and a cloth body; intended to fit over the hand and be manipulated with the fingers

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Puppet

A puppet is an object, often resembling a human, animal or mythical figure, that is animated or manipulated by a person called a puppeteer. The puppeteer uses movements of their hands, arms, or control devices such as rods or strings to move the body, head, limbs, and in some cases the mouth and eyes of the puppet.

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