a US television programme in which the main characters werepuppets such as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy. The characters, who were made by Jim Henson, are called Muppets, and they perform in amusing sketches (=short scenes) with well-known human entertainers. Some of the muppets also appear in the children's programme Sesame Street.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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