fair game

noun

Definition of fair game

: someone or something that can be chased, attacked, or criticized Celebrities are fair game for the tabloids. The tourists were fair game for the pickpockets. Even her retirement savings were fair game for her creditors.

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“Fair game.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fair%20game. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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