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Synonyms for stooge

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flunky, flunkey, stooge, yes-mannoun

    a person of unquestioning obedience

    yes-man, laughingstock, lackey, flunky, goat, flunkey, butt

  2. butt, goat, laughingstock, stoogeverb

    a victim of ridicule or pranks

    fanny, caprine animal, tail, seat, yes-man, butt, nates, rear end, can, target, stub, fundament, flunkey, goat, posterior, buttocks, behind, cigarette, stern, bottom, backside, bum, flunky, buns, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, hind end, butt joint, rump, butt end, keister, coffin nail, ass, prat, arse, cigaret, rear, tush, laughingstock

  3. stoogeverb

    cruise in slow or routine flights

  4. stoogeverb

    act as the stooge

    "His role was to stooge for the popular comedian"

  5. stoogeverb

    act as a stooge, in a compliant or subordinate manner

    "He stooged for the flamboyant Senator"

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stooge":

    flunky, lackey

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How to use stooge in a sentence?

  1. The NLD:

    They wanted to know whether she is a stooge of the USA or something like that, how much her thoughts and her ideology is Westernized, but they soon found that she's quite independent.

  2. Jeffrey Toobin:

    If anyone thinks that a new FBI director is going to come in and the agency will just take over and continue their investigation as if this had never happened, that's not how it works, they will put in a stooge who will shut down this investigation.

  3. Raneshwar Sing Kishan:

    Shame on these civil services officers who study hard to crack the toughest exam of India, but then work like a spineless stooge to serve rogue politicians.

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Translations for stooge

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  • Strohmann, Handlangerin, Strohfrau, Spitzel, Handlanger, PolizeispitzelGerman
  • primo, marioneta, iluso, confidenteSpanish
  • vasikka, lammasFinnish
  • larbin, laquais, dupe, pion, pigeonFrench
  • fantoccioItalian
  • 引き立て役, 手先, 操り人形Japanese
  • stoogeLatin
  • stromanDutch
  • patetaPortuguese
  • марионетка, осведомительница, подпевала, стукач, лакей, шестёрка, осведомительRussian
  • âlet olan kimse, yaltakçı, casus, yardakçıTurkish

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