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  • n  a person of unquestioning obedience
  • n  a victim of ridicule or pranks
  • v  cruise in slow or routine flights
  • v  act as the stooge
    His role was to stooge for the popular comedian
  • v  act as a stooge, in a compliant or subordinate manner
    He stooged for the flamboyant Senator

  • Somoza, on the other hand, found that Leonardo Argello, the stooge he had got elected, did not intend to be a stooge.
  • The clash earned Wallace a reputation among his detractors as a "Stalinist stooge.
  • The outside world viewed him as Beijing's stooge.
Quotes

  • John Howard in The Age
    The facts are that you now have two journalists both of whom, I say, enjoy a good reputation and neither could be described as a Liberal Party or a government stooge - neither of them,Mr Howard told ABC TV today. "They're both as straight...
  • Panfilo Lacson in Inquirer.net
    That's exactly the reason I left the country. I am a victim of a conspiracy of whispers between Ms Arroyo and her stooge in the DoJ,Lacson added.
  • Peer Steinbrueck in Reuters
    I am getting threatening letters from Switzerland and am being bad-mouthed as a Nazi stooge,Steinbrueck told the German newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung on Thursday.

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