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Synonyms for punching bagpunch·ing bag

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  1. punching bagnoun

    a person on whom another person vents their anger

    "he resigned because his boss used him as a punching bag"

    punchball, punching ball, punch bag

  2. punching bag, punch bag, punching ball, punchballnoun

    an inflated ball or bag that is suspended and punched for training in boxing

    punchball, punching ball, punch bag

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  1. Bill Daley:

    I don't think the President's just going to sit there and be a punching bag for the next year or two for these characters.

  2. Laura McQuade:

    Kansans and their health care providers are not Mr. Brownback's punching bag and we will fight back.

  3. Gadeir Abbas:

    There has been nothing like this ever, for the Muslim community to be regularly the punching bag of the president of the United States.

  4. Michael Cohen:

    I will not be a punching bag as part of anyone's defense strategy, i am not a villain of this story and I will not allow others to try to depict me that way.

  5. Dave Karger:

    The Hollywood Foreign Press is very aware of the fact that they've been a punching bag to some highbrow critics over the years and I think they're conscious of trying to change their perception.

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