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sidekick

[ sahyd-kik ]
/ ˈsaɪdˌkɪk /
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noun

a close friend.
a confederate or assistant.

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Origin of sidekick

An Americanism dating back to 1900–05; side1 + kick
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British Dictionary definitions for sidekick

sidekick
/ (ˈsaɪdˌkɪk) /

noun

informal a close friend or follower who accompanies another on adventures, etc
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