WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
straight man′, 
  • Show Businessan entertainer who plays the part of a foil for a comic partner.
    • 1925–30

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    straight man n
    1. a subsidiary actor who acts as stooge to a comedian

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