Definition of puppet-like in English:

puppet-like

adjective

  • Resembling or characteristic of a puppet.

adverb

  • In the manner of a puppet.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Robert Wilson (d. 1600), actor and playwright. From puppet + -like.

Pronunciation

puppet-like

/ˈpʌpɪtlʌɪk/