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Definition 1: a person of unquestioning obedience - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for stooge in the sense of this definition

(stooge is a kind of ...) a person who accepts the leadership of another

(... is a kind of stooge ) someone who is easily taken advantage of

Definition 2: a victim of ridicule or pranks - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for stooge in the sense of this definition

(stooge is a kind of ...) a person who is tricked or swindled

(... is a kind of stooge ) the butt of a prank played on April 1st

Definition 3: act as a stooge, in a compliant or subordinate manner - [verb of body]

Samples where stooge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He stooged for the flamboyant Senator

(stooge is a kind of ...) behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself

"You should act like an adult" "Don't behave like a fool" "What makes her do this way?" "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"

Definition 4: act as the stooge - [verb of creation]

Samples where stooge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • His role was to stooge for the popular comedian

(stooge is a kind of ...) perform on a stage or theater

"She acts in this play" "He acted in `Julius Caesar'" "I played in `A Christmas Carol'"

(stooge belongs to category ...) the art of writing and producing plays

Definition 5: cruise in slow or routine flights - [verb of motion]

(stooge is a kind of ...) travel at a moderate speed

"Please keep your seat belt fastened while the plane is reaching cruising altitude"

(stooge belongs to category ...) travel via aircraft

"air travel involves too much waiting in airports" "if you've time to spare go by air"

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