- a companion; close friend
- a partner; confederate
Devin and his sidekick Mighty Mutt protect the world from injustice.
An example of a sidekick is the person with whom you spend the most amount of time.
sidekick - Computer Definition
(1) A smartphone offered to T-Mobile subscribers from Danger, Inc., a Microsoft subsidiary. Introduced in 2002 and marketed alternatively as the Hiptop, Sidekick uses the Java-based Hiptop operating system, also called DangerOS. Manufactured by several companies, including Motorola and Sharp, the Sidekick gained prominence in the deaf community early on because the deaf could make unassisted relay operator calls via the built-in AIM instant messaging software.
(2) The first popular popup program for DOS PCs, introduced by Borland in 1984. Sidekick included a calculator, notepad, calendar, phone dialer and ASCII table and popularized the concept of a terminate and stay resident (TSR) utility. It was later ported to Windows as a personal information manager (PIM) by Starfish Software, Scotts Valley, CA.
- Sidekick 3: Available through T-Mobile, this is not a business-oriented device, instead being marketed to the trendy youth market with its swiveling screen, myFaves integration, and attractive appearance.
- Given the difference in how the phones operate, the question of whether it is possible to use a prepaid BlackBerry is a little more complicated than if you were interested in using a prepaid Windows Mobile phone or prepaid SideKick phone.
- The Sidekick 3, available through T-Mobile and Suncom Wireless, is easily one of the most popular cell phones on the market, especially among younger people who just can't get enough of the mobile email and instant messaging services.
- Seeing how the T-Mobile G1 will launch initially through T-Mobile and seeing how it has such a similar form factor, there have been many comparisons drawn between it and the Sidekick line of mobile phones.
- Featuring a loner (and arguable a loser), the quintessential tough-guy down on his luck, the online playing field, the mysterious female sidekick, Neuromancer won both the Hugo and the Nebula awards.