Synonyms for ventriloquist

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ven-tril-uh-kwist
Phonetic Transcription : vɛnˈtrɪl ə kwɪst

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Définition of ventriloquist

Origin :
  • 1650s, from ventriloquy + -ist. Ventriloquists in ancient Greece were Pythones, a reference to the Delphic Oracle.
  • As in actor : noun person who performs, entertains by role-playing
Example sentences :
  • But she thinks you are a sort of ventriloquist, and can throw your voice anywhere you like.
  • Extract from : « A Modern Tomboy » by L. T. Meade
  • And he could imitate animals, and as you say, he was probably a ventriloquist.
  • Extract from : « Simon » by J. Storer Clouston
  • "There speaks the ventriloquist again," sighed Frank, in bitterness.
  • Extract from : « The Confidence-Man » by Herman Melville
  • The vagaries of a ventriloquist are a matter for roars of laughter.
  • Extract from : « A Padre in France » by George A. Birmingham
  • I have therefore taken upon me to call it the "Ventriloquist."
  • Extract from : « Expedition into Central Australia » by Charles Sturt
  • We will suppose a ventriloquist about to give an illustration of his art.
  • Extract from : « Every Boy's Book: A Complete Encyclopdia of Sports and Amusements » by Various
  • It is Pringle, the ventriloquist, who provides them, of course.
  • Extract from : « My Austrian Love » by Maxime Provost
  • Joe, the incorrigible, was quite a ventriloquist for his years and size.
  • Extract from : « The Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe » by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • The ventriloquist followed and saw her enter a lawyer's office.
  • Extract from : « The Twin Ventriloquists » by Old Sleuth
  • It was Ike's "tour," as boatmen say, and the ventriloquist struck his "lay" at last.
  • Extract from : « The Twin Ventriloquists » by Old Sleuth

Antonyms for ventriloquist

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