Puppet and Stooge


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Puppet noun – One that is or can be used to further the purposes of another.
Usage example: accused the newspaper editor of being a puppet for the moneyed people of the town

Stooge is a synonym for puppet in person topic. In some cases you can use "Stooge" instead a noun "Puppet", when it comes to topics like pawn, over, flunkey, person or toy manipulated by another. informal substitute
Nearby Words: puppetry, puppeteer
Synonyms for Puppet


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Stooge noun – A victim of ridicule or pranks.
Puppet is a synonym for stooge in person topic. You can use "Puppet" instead a noun "Stooge", if it concerns topics such as dupe, pawn, over. popular alternative
Nearby Word: stooging
Synonyms for Stooge

How words are described

better better puppet better stooge
small small puppet small stooge
loyal loyal puppet loyal stooge
serious serious puppet serious stooge
Other adjectives: black, willing, soviet.
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