What does the word puppet mean?

Usage examples for puppet

  1. A Chinese puppet theater. – A Book About the Theater by Brander Matthews
  2. Puppet- shows are delightful because they are easily made and quite convincing. – The Atlantic Book of Modern Plays by Various
  3. As soon as he sees he can't save his puppet he'll let him get out the best way he can, himself ... – The Mind Master by Arthur J. Burks