Noun(1) a small figure of a person operated from above with strings by a puppeteer
(1) Reaching out, the fingers started waggling like a marionette having its strings being pulled.(2) His words became little white letters on the bottom of the screen for my benefit, his mouth moving soundlessly like a marionette , a puppet with his strings drawn by the public.(3) the bird bobs up and down like a marionette(4) She suddenly felt as if she were a marionette whose strings were pulled so taut that she was forced onto her toes, her head pulled back.(5) Jim Henson founded his company in 1958, inventing the term ├ö├ç├┐muppet├ö├ç├û as a cross between the words marionette and puppet.(6) many officers dismissed him as the mayor's marionette(7) The figure dances, like a marionette whose strings are pulled by popular music; yet the figure is also flexible, suggestive perhaps of the flexibility of style itself.(8) A marionette danced on strings, a jester decking in bells and bright red and yellow.(9) I chose to start with the medical exam because I wanted to show the weakness of the human body in a situation in which the body seems to be moved by strings, like a marionette .(10) In Movement of Animals Aristotle likened the body's actions to those of a marionette , in that the bones correspond to the pegs and the sinews to the strings which cause movements.(11) Folklore also surrounds Belgium's traditional puppet theater, whose marionettes are based on characters from the tales of their particular cities.(12) For clarification, Teresa was explaining to the class that they were going to be like marionettes hanging by the strings.(13) I almost saw Don Giovanni performed by marionettes - the Czech marionette tradition is one of the best in Europe!(14) The tale, which is told by two puppeteers, features marionettes , hand puppets, rod puppets and mask and stilt characters.(15) And the motion of these characters is positively stilted and looks like marionettes on strings as they bob and nod about.(16) Later, in the '90s, she visited Prague, where she met and studied with Czech puppeteers and discovered the allure of marionettes and puppet theatre.
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