Scapegoat synonyms

skāp'gōt'
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A person who is easily deceived or is used to carry out the designs of another.
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(Sports) A player who is available to replace another if the need arises, and who may or may not actually do so.
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The act of offering the life of a person or animal, or some object, in propitiation of or homage to a deity
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(Historical) A boy brought up together with a young prince and required to take the punishment for the latter's misdeeds
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A scapegoat.
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One who is harmed or killed by another, especially by someone committing a criminal or unlawful act:
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The larger or thicker end of an object:
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(Slang) A lecherous man.
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(Informal, derogatory) A person who is taken advantage of, especially by being cheated or blamed for something.
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(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
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Find another word for scapegoat. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for scapegoat, like: dupe, substitute, sacrifice, whipping boy, fall guy, victim, butt, goat, patsy, praise and rallying-point.