sidekick
noun Date: 1906 a person closely associated with another as a subordinate or partner

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sidekick — companion or close associate, 1906, shortened from side kicker (1903, in an O.Henry story), Amer.Eng., of unknown origin. Earlier terms were side pal (1886), side partner (1890) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Sidekick — Sherlock Holmes und Doktor Watson Der Begriff Sidekick (engl. für Handlanger, Kumpan) bezeichnet in der Literatur und in der darstellenden Kunst sowie im Film eine spezielle Art von Nebenrolle. Inhaltsverzeichnis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sidekick — Faire valoir Dans une œuvre de fiction, un « faire valoir » est un personnage secondaire, l’assistant du caractère principal, du héros. On emploie aussi parfois le terme anglais sidekick (littéralement « coup de pied de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sidekick — [[t]sa͟ɪdkɪk[/t]] sidekicks N COUNT: oft poss N Someone s sidekick is a person who accompanies them and helps them, and who you consider to be less intelligent or less important than the other person. [INFORMAL] His sons, brother and nephews were …   English dictionary

  • sidekick — UK [ˈsaɪdˌkɪk] / US noun [countable] Word forms sidekick : singular sidekick plural sidekicks informal someone s friend or assistant …   English dictionary

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