chump, fool, gull, mark, patsy, fall guy, sucker, soft touch, mug(noun)
a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
one whom is gullible and easily duped
A fall guy is a person who is used as a scapegoat; someone who ends up taking the blame for the actions of another person or group. Someone placed in the position of fall guy is often referred to as someone who is "taking the fall." In the film industry, a fall guy is a form of stock character.
The numerical value of fall guy in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of fall guy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You work within the rules as best you can to win the game. Unfortunately, the Treasury has abused its authority and made up its own rules, read shouldn't be the fall guy.
Sergeant Hutchins was out there to do his job, to execute his mission and to bring his men home alive, political and diplomatic pressure to make a fall guy on this case, right after Haditha, was palpable.
Billy was clearly a fall guy for Trump, you just can't be tied to a presidential scandal... and then expect your career to survive, but that's short-term. I would think he's toxic for a little while, but he'll rebound just fine… Billy will probably be just fine once this blows over.
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