Synonyms and Antonyms of cat's–paw
one that is or can be used to further the purposes of another <these changes to the zoning laws have only confirmed for many that the town council has become the cat's-paw of local real estate developers> Synonyms cat's-paw, instrument, lay figure, puppet, toolRelated Words chump, dupe, foil, gull, sucker, victim; minion, stooge; lap dog, yes-man
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