Other speakers suggested that Barack Obama himself had become a stooge of the Islamists, or possibly even a closet Muslim.
There is a perceived danger in hiring foreign firms, a fear of being seen as a Western stooge.
If the contest was a part of the day's program, no spectator seemed willing to play "stooge" in this preliminary performance.
If I'm half as good a stooge as I think I am, we'll be needing overcoats before we get back.
They tried to tell people what Venus was like, and what lies Carlson and his stooge Jaimison were using for bait.
And see how he managed to slide in that bit about corruption, right before his stooge handed him that bulletin?
The papers said that the steel necktie worn by my stooge at the theatre had to be cut off by a water-cooled electric saw.
His stooge, who had already risen with a prepared speech of seconding, simply gaped.
1913, "stage assistant," of uncertain origin, perhaps an alteration of student (with the mispronunciation STOO-jent), in sense of "apprentice." Meaning "lackey, person used for another's purpose" first recorded 1937, perhaps influenced by the Three Stooges film comedy act, which had been appearing in movies since 1930, starting as "Ted Healy and His Stooges."