"stooge" in the noun sense
1. flunky, flunkey, stooge, yes-man
a person of unquestioning obedience
2. butt, goat, laughingstock, stooge
a victim of ridicule or pranks
"stooge" in the verb sense
cruise in slow or routine flights
act as the stooge
"His role was to stooge for the popular comedian"
act as a stooge, in a compliant or subordinate manner
"He stooged for the flamboyant Senator"
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