sidekick

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noun side·kick \ˈsīd-ˌkik\

Definition of sidekick

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

Examples of sidekick in a sentence

  1. the mayor and his sidekick

  2. <movie heroes invariably have a trusty sidekick, who often provides comic relief>

1896

First Known Use of sidekick

1896


SIDEKICK Defined for English Language Learners

sidekick

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noun side·kick \ˈsīd-ˌkik\

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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