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

     

    sock puppet

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  1. 1a type of puppet (1), made from a sock, that you put over your hand
  2. 2a person whose actions are controlled by another He accused the politician of being a capitalist sock puppet.
  3. 3a false online identity, usually created by a person or group in order to promote their own opinions He created sock puppets to write positive comments about his blog posts.