Coined by trainer Frank Matrisciano when teaching pro athletes and other stars undergoing mental and physical training
As used by ESPN commentator Luke Winn when discussing OU basketball player Blake Griffin's role after being flipped, elbowed, hit, and bloodied but maintaining composure without retaliation. Thus, instead of being the "puppet" he was the "puppet master" over his rivals.
Definition: A person who uses their actions or words to control someone or something of a lesser will, also known as pulling the strings of someone or something. Often a puppet master uses actions in addition to thoughtfully assembled words (with a commanding or guilt-inducing voice inflection) as his or her weapon. Puppet masters use their victims to acquire things, such as sex, money, anything of monetary value, and emotional holds over others (their puppets). Often occurs (but is not limited to) in close relationships such as intimate romantic relationships, parent-child relationships, and employer-employee relationships. A puppet master's interactions with their victim/s is almost always beneficial for the one pulling the strings.
2. Girl #1: I'm so happy, my car is spotless. My boyfriend washed it for me this weekend.
Girl #2: Damn, he just washed it last week! What are you, the puppet master?
3. My boss is being a total puppet master, I've been working overtime this past two weeks and didn't realize it until I got my pay check and realized I don't get paid for overtime!
a sexual deviant who attempts to fondle another in the same fashion in which a puppeteer would maneuver a puppet.
"Dude... did you see on the news? Some old puppetmaster has been sneaking into the girls' dorms at night and waiting for them in the shower."
"I told jeremy to give me the puppet master last night when we were done. It was SO hot!"