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Any of various wild ruminant mammals of the genus Capra and related genera, including the ibexes and the wild goat (C. aegagrus) of Eurasia.
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  1. Any of various wild ruminant mammals of the genus Capra and related genera, including the ibexes and the wild goat (C. aegagrus) of Eurasia.
  2. A domesticated ruminant mammal (Capra hircus) having backward curving horns and a beard especially in the male, raised for its wool, milk, and meat.
  3. Any of a genus (Capra) of wild or domesticated bovid ruminants with hollow horns
One that is made to bear the blame of others.
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  1. One that is made to bear the blame of others.
  2. (Bible) A live goat over whose head Aaron confessed all the sins of the children of Israel on the Day of Atonement. The goat, symbolically bearing their sins, was then sent into the wilderness.
  3. A person, group, or thing upon whom the blame for the mistakes or crimes of others is thrust
A boy formerly raised with a prince or other young nobleman and whipped for the latter's misdeeds.
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  1. A boy formerly raised with a prince or other young nobleman and whipped for the latter's misdeeds.
  2. (Historical) A boy brought up together with a young prince and required to take the punishment for the latter's misdeeds
  3. A scapegoat.
A person easily taken advantage of, cheated, blamed, or ridiculed.
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  1. A person easily taken advantage of, cheated, blamed, or ridiculed.
  2. (Slang) A person easily imposed upon or victimized
  3. A diminutive of the male given name Patrick.
A unit of volume equal to two hogsheads, usually the equivalent of 126 US gallons (about 477 liters).
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  1. A unit of volume equal to two hogsheads, usually the equivalent of 126 US gallons (about 477 liters).
  2. One that serves as an object of ridicule or contempt:
  3. A mound of earth, bales of straw, etc. behind a target, for receiving fired rounds or shot arrows
A person who has been deceived.
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  1. A person who has been deceived.
  2. (Restaurant industry) A duplicate of an order receipt printed for kitchen staff.
  3. A person who is easily deceived or is used to carry out the designs of another.
A man formerly kept in the household of a nobleman or king to entertain by joking and clowning; professional jester
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  1. A man formerly kept in the household of a nobleman or king to entertain by joking and clowning; professional jester
  2. A person with little or no judgment, common sense, wisdom, etc.; silly or stupid person; simpleton
  3. A victim of a joke or trick; dupe
(Soccer) A player, supporter or other person connected with Torquay United Football Club.
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  1. (Soccer) A player, supporter or other person connected with Torquay United Football Club.
  2. A person who is easily tricked or cheated; a dupe.
  3. Any of various chiefly coastal seabirds of the family Laridae, having long wings, webbed feet, a thick, slightly hooked beak, and usually gray and white plumage.
The flesh of a young sheep, used as food
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  1. The flesh of a young sheep, used as food
  2. A young sheep, especially one that is not yet weaned.
  3. A gentle or innocent person, particularly a child
One that is easily defeated or taken advantage of.
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  1. One that is easily defeated or taken advantage of.
  2. Someone who lets himself be picked or bullied on without defending or stand up for him/herself.
  3. A person, group, etc. easily persuaded, defeated, etc.
A person who is tricked, swindled, or taken advantage of:
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  1. A person who is tricked, swindled, or taken advantage of:
  2. One who is harmed or killed by another, especially by someone committing a criminal or unlawful act:
  3. A person or animal killed as a sacrifice to a god in a religious rite
A person highly susceptible to the attractions of something specified
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  1. A person highly susceptible to the attractions of something specified
  2. One that is indiscriminately attracted to something specified:
  3. A person. Used as a generalized term of reference, often as an intensive:
A metal pivot or journal at the end of a shaft or an axle, around which a wheel or other device turns.
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  1. A metal pivot or journal at the end of a shaft or an axle, around which a wheel or other device turns.
  2. (Slang) One who is easily duped.
  3. A small freshwater cyprinid fish (Gobio gobio), often used for bait.
A number, letter, or symbol used to indicate various grades of academic achievement:
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  1. A number, letter, or symbol used to indicate various grades of academic achievement:
  2. A point reached or gained:
  3. A Plimsoll mark.
Any of several families of Old and New World primates usually having a flat, hairless face and a long tail
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  1. Any of several families of Old and New World primates usually having a flat, hairless face and a long tail
  2. A nonhuman ape. Not in scientific use.
  3. One who behaves in a way suggestive of a monkey, as a mischievous child or a mimic.
A person easily taken advantage of, cheated, blamed, or ridiculed.
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  1. A person easily taken advantage of, cheated, blamed, or ridiculed.
  2. A diminutive of the male given name Patrick.
  3. (Slang) A person easily imposed upon or victimized
(Slang) A person easily deceived or gulled; dupe
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  1. (Slang) A person easily deceived or gulled; dupe
  2. An object of special concern; an affair or matter.
  3. Any of a family (Columbidae, order Columbiformes) of birds with a small head, plump body, long, pointed wings, and short legs
A covered trench or tunnel dug to a point near or within an enemy position.
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  1. A covered trench or tunnel dug to a point near or within an enemy position.
  2. (Slang) A stupid person; fool
  3. A leather-covered bludgeon with a short, flexible shaft or strap, used as a hand weapon.
As much as a mug will hold
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  1. As much as a mug will hold
  2. A rough, ugly person; ruffian, thug, etc.
  3. A heavy cylindrical drinking cup usually having a handle.
Find another word for fall-guy. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for fall-guy, like: goat, scapegoat, whipping boy, patsy, butt, dupe, fool, gull, lamb, pushover and victim.