sitting duck

sitting duck


: a person or thing that is easy to hit, attack, trick, etc.

Full Definition of SITTING DUCK

:  an easy or defenseless target

Examples of SITTING DUCK

  1. The tourists were sitting ducks for local thieves.
  2. <those stupid comments just made him a sitting duck for comedians>

First Known Use of SITTING DUCK



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February 27, 2015
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