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stooge

 (sto͞oj)
n.
1. The partner in a comedy team who feeds lines to the other comedian; a straight man.
2. One who allows oneself to be used for another's profit or advantage; a puppet.
3. Slang A stool pigeon.
intr.v. stooged, stoog·ing, stoog·es
To be a stooge or behave like one.

[Origin unknown.]

stooge

(stuːdʒ)
n
1. (Theatre) an actor who feeds lines to a comedian or acts as his foil or butt
2. slang someone who is taken advantage of by another
vb (intr)
3. slang to act as a stooge
4. slang (foll by: about or around) (esp in the RAF) to fly or move about aimlessly
[C20: of unknown origin]

stooge

(studʒ)

n., v. stooged, stoog•ing. n.
1. an entertainer who feeds lines to the main comedian and usu. serves as the butt of jokes.
2. an underling, assistant, or accomplice.
3. a stool pigeon.
v.i.
4. to act as a stooge.
[1910–15, Amer.; orig. uncertain]

stooge


Past participle: stooged
Gerund: stooging

Imperative
stooge
stooge
Present
I stooge
you stooge
he/she/it stooges
we stooge
you stooge
they stooge
Preterite
I stooged
you stooged
he/she/it stooged
we stooged
you stooged
they stooged
Present Continuous
I am stooging
you are stooging
he/she/it is stooging
we are stooging
you are stooging
they are stooging
Present Perfect
I have stooged
you have stooged
he/she/it has stooged
we have stooged
you have stooged
they have stooged
Past Continuous
I was stooging
you were stooging
he/she/it was stooging
we were stooging
you were stooging
they were stooging
Past Perfect
I had stooged
you had stooged
he/she/it had stooged
we had stooged
you had stooged
they had stooged
Future
I will stooge
you will stooge
he/she/it will stooge
we will stooge
you will stooge
they will stooge
Future Perfect
I will have stooged
you will have stooged
he/she/it will have stooged
we will have stooged
you will have stooged
they will have stooged
Future Continuous
I will be stooging
you will be stooging
he/she/it will be stooging
we will be stooging
you will be stooging
they will be stooging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been stooging
you have been stooging
he/she/it has been stooging
we have been stooging
you have been stooging
they have been stooging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been stooging
you will have been stooging
he/she/it will have been stooging
we will have been stooging
you will have been stooging
they will have been stooging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been stooging
you had been stooging
he/she/it had been stooging
we had been stooging
you had been stooging
they had been stooging
Conditional
I would stooge
you would stooge
he/she/it would stooge
we would stooge
you would stooge
they would stooge
Past Conditional
I would have stooged
you would have stooged
he/she/it would have stooged
we would have stooged
you would have stooged
they would have stooged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stooge - a person of unquestioning obedience
follower - a person who accepts the leadership of another
pushover - someone who is easily taken advantage of
2.stooge - a victim of ridicule or pranks
April fool - the butt of a prank played on April 1st
dupe, victim - a person who is tricked or swindled
Verb1.stooge - cruise in slow or routine flights
air travel, aviation, air - travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
cruise - travel at a moderate speed; "Please keep your seat belt fastened while the plane is reaching cruising altitude"
2.stooge - act as the stooge; "His role was to stooge for the popular comedian"
dramatic art, dramaturgy, theater, theatre, dramatics - the art of writing and producing plays
playact, roleplay, act, play - perform on a stage or theater; "She acts in this play"; "He acted in `Julius Caesar'"; "I played in `A Christmas Carol'"
3.stooge - act as a stooge, in a compliant or subordinate manner; "He stooged for the flamboyant Senator"
behave, act, do - 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"

stooge

noun pawn, puppet, fall guy (informal), butt, foil, patsy (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), dupe, henchman, lackey He has vehemently rejected claims that he is a government stooge.

stooge

noun
A person used or controlled by others:
Translations
عَميل
poskokpřihrávač
håndlangersceneofferskydeskive
fullajtárszínész partnere
skotspónnundirlægja
komiko padėjėjas
grēkāziskomiķa partnerismarionete
komediant
birinin sıkıcı işlerini yapan kimsekomedyen yamağı

stooge

[stuːdʒ]
A. N [of comedian] → compañero/a m/f (= lackey) → secuaz mf, siervo/a m/f
B. VI to stooge for sbservir humildemente a algn
stooge about stooge around VI + ADVestar por ahí

stooge

[ˈstuːdʒ] nlarbin m

stooge

n (inf)Handlanger(in) m(f); (= comedian’s stooge)Stichwortgeber(in) m(f)

stooge

[stuːdʒ] n (fam) (minion) → tirapiedi m/f (Theatre) → spalla

stooge

(stuːdʒ) noun
1. a comedian's assistant who is made the object of all his jokes.
2. a person who is used by another to do humble or unpleasant jobs.
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