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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The art of projecting your voice so that it seems to come from another source (as from a wooden dummy).

Usage examples (34)
  • The only word in that passage which appears to hint at what we call ventriloquism is
  • As a boy he developed the skill in ventriloquism that he later used to earn his tuition at Northwestern University.
  • For some time his ventriloquism was a great annoyance to some few of the guard at Camp Douglas.
  • And it is a very common thing in Chinese opera to do these kind of ventriloquism, or to have cross-dressing, for instance. for more
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