From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Theatre
puppeteerpup‧pe‧teer /ˌpʌpəˈtɪə $ -ˈtɪr/ noun [countable] APTsomeone who performs with puppets
Examples from the Corpus
puppeteerAndy the Mouse is a puppet, and John is a puppeteer.There are folk singers, Morris Dancers, Live Theatre artistes and puppeteers.Stage acts include acrobats, musicians and puppeteers.But there is a third hand on tap helping to protect their dream - that brilliant puppeteer Ray Harford.Like many of the new generation of puppeteers, Tiplady grew interested in his trade through object animation rather than traditional marionettes.That's the type of people puppeteers are.