Examples of sidekick in a Sentence
the mayor and his sidekick
movie heroes invariably have a trusty sidekick, who often provides comic relief
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In The Bell Boy (1960), The Ladies' Man (1961), The Errand Boy (same year), The Nutty Professor (1963) and The Family Jewels (1965), the nebbishy sidekick of the Martin & Lewis films morphed into the universal schlub who dreams of being a stud.
Lewis says Martin was understandably weary of hearing everyone talk about his younger sidekick's wacky brilliance.
And hey, Jamal Murray is a great sidekick for trips to see top recruits in Canada.
In the Terminator franchise, Linda Hamilton began as love interest and sidekick, but evolved into a fighter when faced with a threat.
In the future, the agency told the Japan Times, the drone will be able to check supplies and troubleshoot problems on board, making it quite the helpful sidekick.
Alabama is the only SEC school to produce a Heisman winner and a national champion in the last four years, reducing everyone else in the league to a sidekick.
The All-Star Game, which began in 1933, still draws a larger television audience than its sidekick, which will be spotlighted live Monday night on ESPN.
Her romantic love interest who also acts as a sidekick, Steve Trevor (portrayed by Chris Pine), is equally attractive and able-bodied.
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First Known Use of sidekick
Synonymsadjunct, adjutant, aid, aide, apprentice, assistant, coadjutor, deputy, helpmate, helpmeet, lieutenant, mate, helper
Related Wordsattendant, handmaiden (also handmaid), maid, maidservant, scullion, servant; auxiliary, legman, subordinate, underling; employee (also employe), hand, help, hireling, laborer, swamper, worker; gal Friday, girl Friday; man Friday, right hand; aide-de-camp
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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