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STOOGE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does stooge mean? 

STOOGE (noun)
  The noun STOOGE has 2 senses:

1. a person of unquestioning obedience
2. a victim of ridicule or pranks

  Familiarity information: STOOGE used as a noun is rare.


STOOGE (verb)
  The verb STOOGE has 3 senses:

1. cruise in slow or routine flights
2. act as the stooge
3. act as a stooge, in a compliant or subordinate manner

  Familiarity information: STOOGE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


STOOGE (noun)


Sense 1stooge [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person of unquestioning obedience

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

yes-man; stooge; flunky; flunkey

Hypernyms ("stooge" is a kind of...):

follower (a person who accepts the leadership of another)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "stooge"):

pushover (someone who is easily taken advantage of)


Sense 2stooge [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A victim of ridicule or pranks

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

laughingstock; goat; stooge; butt

Hypernyms ("stooge" is a kind of...):

dupe; victim (a person who is tricked or swindled)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "stooge"):

April fool (the butt of a prank played on April 1st)


STOOGE (verb)


Sense 1stooge [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Cruise in slow or routine flights

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Hypernyms (to "stooge" is one way to...):

cruise (travel at a moderate speed)

Domain category:

air; air travel; aviation (travel via aircraft)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s


Sense 2stooge [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Act as the stooge

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Context example:

His role was to stooge for the popular comedian

Hypernyms (to "stooge" is one way to...):

act; play; playact; roleplay (perform on a stage or theater)

Domain category:

dramatic art; dramatics; dramaturgy; theater; theatre (the art of writing and producing plays)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 3stooge [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Act as a stooge, in a compliant or subordinate manner

Classified under:

Verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care

Context example:

He stooged for the flamboyant Senator

Hypernyms (to "stooge" is one way to...):

act; behave; do (behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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