Noun Ventriloquism Definition and Examples


Noun:

Ventriloquism

Pronunciation:

/vɛnˈtrɪləkwɪz(ə)m/

Definition:
1.

noun

  1. 'It is a mix of wit, ventriloquism, shadow play and mime.'
  2. 'Mrs Richards said: ‘I have done puppet and ventriloquism shows all over the country, but it's great to get the puppets on display in Essex.’'
((n.) The act, art, or practice of speaking in such a manner that the voice appears to come, not from the person speaking, but from some other source, as from the opposite side of the room, from the cellar, etc.)


noun

1. the art or practice of speaking, with little or no lip movement, in such a manner that the voice does not appear to come from the speaker but from another source, as from a wooden dummy.


Examples:

"novels can have ventriloquisms."


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