: a person who is easily manipulated or victimized : pushover
Examples of PATSY
- They treated us like a bunch of patsies.
- <an Internet newbie who's the perfect patsy for a cyber scam>
Origin of PATSY
perhaps from Italian pazzo
First Known Use: 1903
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