Definition of sitting duck
: an easy or defenseless target
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 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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