Aunt Sally

noun Aunt Sal·ly \ -ˈsa-lē \

Definition of Aunt Sally

plural Aunt Sallies
British
:an object of criticism or contention; especially :one that is set up to invite criticism or be easily refuted

Origin and Etymology of aunt sally

Aunt Sally, name given to an effigy of a woman smoking a pipe set up as an amusement attraction at English fairs for patrons to throw missiles at


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serious difficulty or misfortune

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