a person or thing that is the object of abuse, criticism, or ridicule <the hapless vice president quickly became the favorite target of late-night comedians> Near Antonyms gossip
a person or thing that is made fun of <after my botched haircut, I became the target of lots of jokes at school>
something that one hopes or intends to accomplish <our target is to raise $100,000 for a new playground by August> Synonyms aim
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