A butt hinge.
The definition of a dupe is a person who has been tricked or fooled.
A victim offered in this way.
(Gram.) Any word or word group, as a pronoun, the verb to do, etc., used in place of another word or words (Ex.: did for shouted in “she shouted, and he did, too”)
The definition of a goat is a hollow horned, bearded wild or domesticated animal with hooves, or a person who takes the blame for others.
Find another word for scapegoats. In this page you can discover 7 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for scapegoats, like: butts, dupes, sacrifices, substitutes, patsies, goats and praises.