American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The partner in a comedy team who feeds lines to the other comedian; a straight man.
- n. One who allows oneself to be used for another's profit or advantage; a puppet.
- n. Slang A stool pigeon.
- v. To be a stooge or behave like one.
- n. One who knowingly allows himself or herself to be used for another's profit; a dupe.
- n. comedy A straight man
- n. A secret informant for police.
- n. a person of unquestioning obedience
- n. a victim of ridicule or pranks
- v. act as a stooge, in a compliant or subordinate manner
- v. cruise in slow or routine flights
- v. act as the stooge
- Origin unknown. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Khan says the way the U.S. can protect itself is to back a credible leadership in Pakistan, which is not perceived to be what he calls a "stooge.”
“And of course Obama, the neoliberal Dem corporate stooge, is also pro amnesty.”
“Where James proves himself to be a good Republican stooge is that little bit hidden in the above post that acts as if everything were pre-ordained, and ignores the willful acts of sabotage undertaken by Reagan, Bush, Clinton (largely in the form of laws pushed by a Republican Congress), and Bush.”
“I agree with some on here, America will return to prosperity when this inexperienced stooge is gone.”
“I keep on hearing rumours that Permatan Pete was once tried for a bank robbery, but got off because he asserted that a ‘lookalike’ stooge from the then South African Bureau of State Security did it instead.”
“Mullah Omar also called on Afghans to break off relations with what he calls the stooge government of President Hamid Karzai.”
“Mullah Omar also called on Afghans to break off relations with what he called the stooge government of President Hamid Karzai.”
“I asked it once if it was really stupid or just a paid stooge from the DC propaganda machine …. to date, no answer … ..”
“Obviously it means that the Young and the Restless are undermining the solid foundations of fundamentalism as has been amply shown repeatedly in post and commentary on the blogs of the first two stooges, aided and abetted by the third (now who’s your favorite stooge from the original slapstick original that gave birth to my allusion?”
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“Let me put it this way: after seeing the first part of the San Bernardino ACORN video - the one where the ACORN stooge is bragging about her husband’s death, the former running of her own brothel, and the way that she knows Senator Barbara Boxer - GayPatriot called up Boxer’s office*.”
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