Puppet vs Puppetlike - What's the difference?

puppet | puppetlike |


As a noun puppet

is any small model of a person or animal able to be moved by strings or rods, or in the form of a glove.

As an adjective puppetlike is

resembling a puppet or some aspect of one; mechanical, controlled by another.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

puppet

English

Noun

(wikipedia puppet) (en noun)
  • Any small model of a person or animal able to be moved by strings or rods, or in the form of a glove.
  • (lb) A person, country, etc, controlled by another.
  • :(Sir Walter Scott)
  • :
  • (lb) A poppet; a small image in the human form; a doll.
  • (lb) The upright support for the bearing of the spindle in a lathe.
  • Derived terms

    * glove puppet * hand puppet * puppeteer * puppet government * puppetman * puppetmaster * puppet regime * puppet state * puppetry * puppet valve * shadow puppet * sock puppet

    puppetlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a puppet or some aspect of one; mechanical, controlled by another.