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English noun: stooge

1. stooge (person) a person of unquestioning obedience


Synonymsflunkey, flunky, yes-man


Broader (hypernym)follower


Narrower (hyponym)pushover

2. stooge (person) a victim of ridicule or pranks


Synonymsbutt, goat, laughingstock


Broader (hypernym)dupe, victim


Narrower (hyponym)April fool


English verb: stooge

1. stooge (motion) cruise in slow or routine flights


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)cruise


Domain categoryair, air travel, aviation

2. stooge (creation) act as the stooge


SamplesHis role was to stooge for the popular comedian.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)act, play, playact, roleplay


Domain categorydramatic art, dramatics, dramaturgy, theater, theatre

3. stooge (body) act as a stooge, in a compliant or subordinate manner


SamplesHe stooged for the flamboyant Senator.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)act, behave, do









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