puppet - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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  1. 1
    a small model of a person or animal that you can move by pulling wires or strings, or by putting your hand inside it

    Most kids love puppet shows.

  2. 2
    showing disapproval a person or government that a more powerful person or government supports and controls

    The country was regarded as a US puppet.

    a puppet regime