stooge

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Noun[edit]

stooge (plural stooges)

  1. One who knowingly allows herself or himself to be used for another's profit; a dupe.
  2. (comedy) A straight man.
  3. A secret informant for police.

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Verb[edit]

stooge (third-person singular simple present stooges, present participle stooging, simple past and past participle stooged)

  1. To act as a straight man

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