Definition of ventriloquy in English:

ventriloquy

noun

  • See ventriloquist

    • ‘As always this amounts to a slightly stylized ventriloquy, creating an effect of distance, things seen at one remove.’
    • ‘His ventriloquy catches some at least of Marx's authentic timbre.’
    • ‘But what transforms these lip synced sound bites beyond mere ventriloquy is the genius of Lip Service's fluid vibrations and stop-cut undulations.’
    • ‘Accessories can help your iPod do many things, but radio ventriloquy is not one of them.’

Pronunciation

ventriloquy

/vɛnˈtrɪləkwi/