Examples of sitting duck in a Sentence
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
sitting duck Synonyms
Synonymsbutt, mark, prey, target, victim
Related Wordslaughingstock, mockery, pilgarlic; lightning rod; fall guy, goat, scapegoat, whipping boy
Near Antonymsgossip, gossiper, talebearer, tattler, tattletale, troublemaker; defamer, libeler, libelist, traducer; baiter, heckler, needler, ribber, taunter, tease, teaser, tormentor (also tormenter), torturer; derider, insulter, mocker, ridiculer, scoffer, scorner; caricaturist, lampooner, parodist, satirist
SITTING DUCK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sitting duck for English Language Learners
: a person or thing that is easy to hit, attack, trick, etc.
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