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Sitting duck   /sˈɪtɪŋ dək/   Listen
Sitting duck

noun
1.
A defenseless victim.  Synonym: easy mark.






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"Sitting duck" Quotes from Famous Books



... mad to turn. A weaving target has a chance, but a target standing motionless is a sitting duck and his life hangs by a hair. But still ...
— The Man the Martians Made • Frank Belknap Long



Words linked to "Sitting duck" :   dupe, victim



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