Meaning of ventriloquism in English:

ventriloquism

noun

See ventriloquist

  • ‘Should pantomime, ventriloquism, and verbiage be mixed?’
  • ‘Mrs Richards said: ‘I have done puppet and ventriloquism shows all over the country, but it's great to get the puppets on display in Essex.’’
  • ‘It is a mix of wit, ventriloquism, shadow play and mime.’
  • ‘He can lecture at some length on the origins of the language, and it's only the mention of ventriloquism that prompts him to digress again.’
  • ‘Around this time he had his first puppet made and began to learn ventriloquism.’

Pronunciation

ventriloquism

/vɛnˈtrɪləkwɪz(ə)m/