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Wiktionary

  1. guinea pig(noun)

    Synonyms:
    lab rat, cavy

  2. guinea pig(noun)

    A tailless rodent of the Cavia genus, with short ears and larger than a hamster; the species Cavia porcellus is often kept as a pet.

    Synonyms:
    lab rat, cavy

  3. guinea pig(noun)

    A living experimental subject.

    He became a human guinea pig and was paid by the company.

    Synonyms:
    cavy, lab rat

Princeton's WordNet

  1. subject, case, guinea pig(noun)

    a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation

    "the subjects for this investigation were selected randomly"; "the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities"

    Synonyms:
    topic, type, font, instance, field of study, pillow slip, case, eccentric, pillowcase, fount, casing, subject area, character, study, event, subject, theme, bailiwick, cause, depicted object, shell, causa, subject field, slip, compositor's case, caseful, grammatical case, discipline, example, face, showcase, vitrine, national, issue, display case, field, sheath, typeface, typesetter's case, matter, lawsuit, content, suit

  2. guinea pig, Cavia cobaya(noun)

    stout-bodied nearly tailless domesticated cavy; often kept as a pet and widely used in research

    Synonyms:
    case, subject

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  1. Jared Woodfill:

    Employment should not be conditioned upon whether you will agree to serve as a human guinea pig, what is shocking is that many of my clients were on the front line treating COVID-positive patients at Houston Methodist Hospital during the height of the pandemic. As a result, many of them contracted COVID-19. As a thank you for their service and sacrifice, Houston Methodist Hospital awards them a pink slip and sentences them to bankruptcy.

  2. Daniella Greenbaum:

    I do think they haven’t quite figured out what they want from an opinion section yet, and I didn’t think it made sense to be their guinea pig any longer, given how this all went down, i have had colleagues reaching out to me telling me they disagreed with the decision to have the piece taken down and think this whole episode was handled with a lack of transparency.

  3. Josh Garza:

    I didn't want to be the guinea pig, i was just opposed to it.

  4. R. Buckminster Fuller:

    I am the only guinea pig I have.

  5. Jooney Woodward:

    (Harriet) was like a steward, she was sort of judging the guinea pigs. And she also had her own guinea pig with her, which had red as well, i just thought that was incredibly striking. I thought, 'I've got to get a shot of that.'.

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