Definition of sidekick
: a person closely associated with another as a subordinate or partner
Examples of sidekick in a Sentence
the mayor and his sidekick
movie heroes invariably have a trusty sidekick, who often provides comic relief
Recent Examples of sidekick from the Web
The principal difference, of course, is that this Chris/Steve—that would be Chris Pine, playing Steve Trevor—is not the movie’s principal hero, but rather her sidekick and love interest.
And Chris Pine's Steve Trevor plays the perfect sidekick.
The Sox insist those incidents had nothing to do with Sale's departure, even though Sale's trouble-loving sidekick, Adam Eaton, was the only other star traded last winter.
In just under two years — on Apr. 8, 2014 to be exact — Microsoft will dump support for its once-ubiquitous OS and its faithful sidekick, Office 2003.
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SIDEKICK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sidekick for English Language Learners
: a person who helps and spends a lot of time with someone who is usually more important, powerful, etc.
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