a : one who plays a subordinate or compliant role to a principal
b : puppet 3
Examples of STOOGE
- a gangster and his stooges
- He's just a stooge for the oil industry.
Origin of STOOGE
First Known Use: 1913
Other Performing Arts Terms
2stooge intransitive verb
: to act as a stooge <congressmen who stooge for the oil and mineral interests — New Republic>
First Known Use of STOOGE
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