来自美国电视节日Muppet Show,木偶秀。通常认为该词来自marionette 和puppet 合成词。 引申词义笨蛋，蠢人。
- Muppet (n.)
- Trademark (U.S.) Sept. 26, 1972, claiming use from 1971, but in print from Sept. 1970. Name coined by creator Jim Henson (1936-1990), who said, despite the resemblance to marionette and puppet (they have qualities of both), it has no etymology; he just liked the sound.
- 1. What you see on Television now is a Henson produced Muppet voiced by Frank Oz.
- 2. And he's even visited by a Muppet opera diva and talking Muppet phone!
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