A type of puppet popularised by w:Sesame Street, Sesame Street and w:The Muppet Show, The Muppet Show, typically operated with one hand of the puppeteer inside the head and a rod to move one arm of the puppet.
Etymology:Possibly a (blend, marionette, puppet, nocap=1), a Muppet being operated partly like a glove puppet and partly like a marionette
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(context, UK, slang, pejorative) An incompetent or foolish person (the suggestion being that he or she cannot function without someone else operating them like a Muppet)
Sally is such a , the way she always gets George coffee.
Etymology:From MuppetAlternatively? "Most Useless Police Person Ever Trained", although this may be a backronym
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