• IPA: /stuːdʒ/

stooge (plural stooges)

  1. One who knowingly allows himself or herself to be used for another's profit; a dupe.
    Synonyms: Thesaurus:loyal follower
  2. (comedy) A straight man.
  3. A secret informant for police.
  4. (psychology) A confederate; a person who is secretly working for the researcher, unknown to the study participant.
Translations Translations
  • German: Spitzel, Polizeispitzel
  • Russian: осведоми́тель
  • Spanish: confidente

stooge (stooges, present participle stooging; past and past participle stooged)

  1. (intransitive) To act as a straight man.

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