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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who entertains with and operates puppets or marionettes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who uses a puppet.
  • n. Someone who is manipulative and able to get others to do what they want in a puppet-like manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one who operates puppets or marionettes


puppet +‎ -eer (Wiktionary)



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