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sidekick

noun

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a person who helps a more skilled person
  • movie heroes invariably have a trusty sidekick, who often provides comic relief

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The first known use of sidekick was in 1896

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“Sidekick.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sidekick. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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