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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug(noun)

    a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

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  1. fall guy(noun)

    Synonyms:
    patsy

  2. fall guy(noun)

    one whom is gullible and easily duped

    Synonyms:
    patsy

  3. fall guy(noun)

    scapegoat

    Synonyms:
    patsy

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  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. 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.

  3. 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.

  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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Translations for fall guy

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

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