Definition of Glove puppet

1. Noun. A puppet with a cloth body and hollow head; fits over the hand.

Exact synonyms: Glove Doll, Hand Puppet
Generic synonyms: Puppet



Definition of Glove puppet

1. Noun. A type of puppet normally worn on the hand like a glove for it's correct operation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glove Puppet

glours
glout
glouted
glouting
glouts
glove
glove anaesthesia
glove anesthesia
glove box
glove boxes
glove compartment
glove compartments
glove doll
glove juice test
glove leather
glove puppet (current term)
glovebox
gloveboxes
gloved
gloved-finger sign
gloveful
glovefuls
gloveless
glovelike
glovemaker
glovemakers
gloveman
glovemen
glover's suture
glovers

Literary usage of Glove puppet

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1. A Parody Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1904)
"No, confound it, I must wear the mournful willow, — all around my heart I 've bound it! Falser than the bank of fancy, frailer than a shining glove, Puppet ..."

2. The Book of Humorous Verse by Carolyn Wells (1920)
"I must wear the mournful willow—all around my hat I've bound it. Falser than the Bank of Fancy, frailer thaa a shilling glove, Puppet to a father's anger, ..."

3. The world's wit and humor: an encyclopedia of the classic wit and humor of by Lionel Strachey (1906)
"I must wear the mournful willow—all around my hat I've bound it. Falser than the Bank of Fancy, frailer than a shilling glove, Puppet to a father's anger, ..."

4. A Century of Parody and Imitation by Walter Jerrold, Robert Maynard Leonard (1913)
"I must wear the mournful willow—all around my heart I've bound it.1 Falser than the bank of fancy, frailer than a shilling glove, Puppet to a father's anger ..."

5. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1859)
"Bon Gaultier in his excellent parody of " Locksley Hall" speaks of his cousin ae;— " Falser than the Bank of Fashion, frailer than a shilling glove, Puppet ..."

6. Starting with Comprehension: Reading Strategies for the Youngest Learners by Andie Cunningham, Ruth Shagoury (2005)
"In Izzie and Skunk (Fitzpatrick 2000), Izzie, supported by her glove puppet, Skunk, learns to challenge her many fears. Reading about Izzie invites us to ..."

7. The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Literature by Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley (1894)
"I must wear the mournful willow,—all around my hat I've bound it. Falser than the Bank of Fancy,—frailer than a shilling glove, Puppet to a father's anger, ..."

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