sidekick


side·kick

noun \ˈsīd-ˌkik\

: a person who helps and spends a lot of time with someone who is usually more important, powerful, etc.

Full Definition of SIDEKICK

:  a person closely associated with another as a subordinate or partner

Examples of SIDEKICK

  1. the mayor and his sidekick
  2. <movie heroes invariably have a trusty sidekick, who often provides comic relief>

First Known Use of SIDEKICK

1906

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