Meaning of stooge

stooge

Pronunciation: (stj), [key]
— n., v., stooged, stoog•ing.
—n.
  1. an entertainer who feeds lines to the main comedian and usually serves as the butt of his or her jokes.
  2. any underling, assistant, or accomplice.
—v.i.
  1. to act as a stooge.
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