from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A scapegoat.
- n. Slang A gullible victim; a dupe.
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- n. one who is gullible and easily duped
- n. scapegoat
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
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Or you're telling the truth, and someone powerful in the agency is setting you up as a fall guy for his own misdealings. "