Definition of sock puppetry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    sock puppetry

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  1. 1the art and skill of making and using a type of puppet (1) made from a sock, that you put over your hand
  2. 2the act of creating and using a false online identity, usually in order to promote your own opinions Sock puppetry can be used to artificially boost the support for a particular position or belief.