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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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