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fal·l guy

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  1. fall guynoun

    Synonyms:
    patsy

  2. fall guynoun

    one whom is gullible and easily duped

    Synonyms:
    patsy

  3. fall guynoun

    scapegoat

    Synonyms:
    patsy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mugnoun

    a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

    Synonyms:
    physiognomy, phiz, marking, jester, mug, motley fool, sucker, bell ringer, target, crisscross, sea gull, score, smiler, sign, brand, countenance, grade, mugful, chump, mark, stigma, visage, kisser, home run, scratch, tomfool, gull, muggins, patsy, fool, marker, sap, scrape, cross, print, scar, stain, bull's eye, lollipop, seagull, saphead, soft touch, all-day sucker

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How to use fall guy in a sentence?

  1. Simon Bridges:

    Hes been caught, the prime minister needed a fall guy here, and hes it, this wont make it go away because there are so many serious questions around who knew what, when.

  2. Oliver Marti:

    You work within the rules as best you can to win the game. Unfortunately, the Treasury has abused its authority and made up its own rules, read shouldn't be the fall guy.

  3. Marc Marcuse:

    Billy was clearly a fall guy for Trump, you just can't be tied to a presidential scandal... and then expect your career to survive, but that's short-term. I would think he's toxic for a little while, but he'll rebound just fine… Billy will probably be just fine once this blows over.

  4. Chris Oprison:

    Sergeant Hutchins was out there to do his job, to execute his mission and to bring his men home alive, political and diplomatic pressure to make a fall guy on this case, right after Haditha, was palpable.


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  • poire, pigeon, lampisteFrench
  • жок жерден күнөөлүүKyrgyz
  • козёл отпущенияRussian

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