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stooge

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

In experimental methodology, another name for a confederate.

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stooge

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 14 words.

huge, kludge, luge, scrooge, smoodge, stooge • refuge • centrifuge • subterfuge

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stooge

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 14 words.

huge, kludge, luge, scrooge, smoodge, stooge • refuge • centrifuge • subterfuge

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Stooges

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Purveyors, with the MC5, of classic, high-energy American rock, the Stooges’ influence on successive generations is considerable. They were led by the enigmatic James Jewel Osterberg aka...

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Stooges

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 853 words.

Purveyors, with the MC5, of classic, high-energy American rock, the Stooges’ influence on successive generations is considerable. They were

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Stooges - The Stooges

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 149 words.

The Stooges hurled themselves headfirst into 1969 with a debut so sonically ferocious that only one-time Velvet Underground member, producer

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stooge <i>v.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 227 words.

1 (orig. US) to work as an assistant or underling; thus stooged adj., having assistants or underlings.

1939

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Stooges (Stooges album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The Stooges hurled themselves headfirst into 1969 with a debut so sonically ferocious that only one-time Velvet Underground member, producer John Cale, could do it justice. With a nod...

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Three Stooges

Jeffrey S. Miller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Film. 3118 words.

Three Stooges, stage and film comedy team, comprised, in changing combinations, Shemp Howard (17 Mar. 1895–22 Nov. 1955), Moe Howard (19 June 1897–4 May 1975), Curly Howard (22 Oct. 1903–18...

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Stooges - Fun House

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 104 words.

The Stooges’ minimalist approach to rock erupted fully on this, their second album. Simple riffs and splattered chords echo primitive

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stooge <i>adj.</i> (<i>Aus.</i>)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 26 words.

hoaxing, deceitful.

1993 M.B. ‘Chopper’ Read How to Shoot Friends 171: Come on Normie, it's a stooge set up.

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Fun House (Stooges album)

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

The Stooges’ minimalist approach to rock erupted fully on this, their second album. Simple riffs and splattered chords echo primitive R&B and provide a basic framework over which vocalist...

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stooge

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

In experimental methodology, another name for a confederate.

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stooge

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 17 words.

(sl.) one who cooperates or deputizes in a subservient fashion. XX (orig. U.S.). of unkn. orig.

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stooge <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 10 words.

In experimental methodology, another name for a confederate.

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stooge <i>n.</i>

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 10 words.

In experimental methodology, another name for a *confederate.

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Three Stooges

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 58 words.

Three US knockabout comedians who appeared in hundreds of short films from the 1930s. They were Larry Fine (1911–75

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stooge <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 351 words.

1 (orig. US) any despised underling.

1913 Sat. Eve. Post 1 Nov. 64/4: Ben, I want you to

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Stooges, The Three

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 6 words.

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stooge <i>noun</i> (orig US.)

Edited by John Ayto and John Simpson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

January 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 215 words.

a A stage hand; a stage assistant, esp. one who acts as the butt or foil for a leading character

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Three Stooges [Cin.]

Andrew Delahunty and Sheila Dignen.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Reference and Allusion

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 137 words.

An American comedy act of the 20th century known for their physical and sometimes cruel brand of slapstick comedy. The

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