stooge

Primary Meanings of stooge

1.
nv
a victim of ridicule or pranks
act as the stooge
2.
v
cruise in slow or routine flights
Full Definitions of stooge
1

n a victim of ridicule or pranks

Synonyms:
butt, goat, laughingstock
Types:
April fool
the butt of a prank played on April 1st
Type of:
dupe, victim
a person who is tricked or swindled

n a person of unquestioning obedience

Synonyms:
flunkey, flunky, yes-man
Types:
pushover
someone who is easily taken advantage of
Type of:
follower
a person who accepts the leadership of another

v act as the stooge

“His role was to stooge for the popular comedian”
Type of:
act, play, playact, roleplay
perform on a stage or theater

v act as a stooge, in a compliant or subordinate manner

“He stooged for the flamboyant Senator”
Type of:
act, behave, do
behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
2

v cruise in slow or routine flights

Type of:
cruise
travel at a moderate speed

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