sitting duck noun
: a person or thing that is easy to hit, attack, trick, etc.
: an easy or defenseless target
Examples of SITTING DUCK
- The tourists were sitting ducks for local thieves.
- <those stupid comments just made him a sitting duck for comedians>
First Known Use of SITTING DUCK
Rhymes with SITTING DUCK
, ladder truck
, nip and tuck
, pass the buck
, push one's luck
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