Etymology
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puppeteer (n.)

"one who manages the motions of puppets," 1915, from puppet + -eer. Earlier in the same sense were puppetman (1731); puppet-player (1550s), which also could mean "a mime."

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Definitions of puppeteer

puppeteer (n.)
one who operates puppets or marionettes;
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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