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ventriloquist (noun) one who entertains people by speaking without moving their lips and making it seem that the words are coming from another person, or from a model of a person (dummy).

A ventriloquist is an entertainer who speaks without moving their lips and gives us the impression that the words are being spoken by another person or by a dummy in his hands.

  • The ventriloquist sent the school children into roars of laughter by speaking with his lips closed and making it appear that some other people with different voices were speaking.
  • The ventriloquist very skillfully handled the big boy like doll in his hand that as he spoke it appeared as though the doll was speaking. He called it the talking doll show.
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