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dead duck

noun

: a person or thing that is certain to fail, suffer, or be punished

Full Definition of DEAD DUCK

:  one that is doomed

Examples of DEAD DUCK

  1. If they find out what I did, I'm a dead duck!

First Known Use of DEAD DUCK

1943

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