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stooge

stooge

 
pronunciation:
stuj
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an assistant to a comedian who gives the comedian straight lines and is often the object of the audience's laughter.
definition 2: any assistant or accomplice, esp. one who blindly obeys, or is callously used by, a superior.
similar words:
instrument, tool
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: stooged, stooges, stooging
definition: to act or serve as a stooge.