What does fair game mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prey, quarry, target, fair game(noun)

    a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence

    "he fell prey to muggers"; "everyone was fair game"; "the target of a manhunt"


  1. fair game(Noun)

    Actions permissible by the rules.

  2. fair game(Noun)

    A goal or an object that may legitimately be sought.

  3. fair game(Noun)

    An acceptable subject of criticism, scrutiny, or mockery.

  4. fair game(Noun)

    : a game that is fair, that does not involve cheating, etc.


  1. Fair Game

    Fair Game is a 1995 action thriller film directed by Andrew Sipes. It stars Cindy Crawford as family law attorney Kate McQuean and William Baldwin as Max Kirkpatrick, a Florida police officer. Kirkpatrick ends up on the run to protect McQuean when she is targeted for murder by ex-members of the KGB with interests in a ship owned by a Cuban man who may lose it in a divorce case being pursued by McQuean. The film is based on Paula Gosling's novel of the same name, which was previously adapted into the 1986 Sylvester Stallone film Cobra. Locations used for the film included Coral Gables, Florida, Miami Beach, and the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fair game in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fair game in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Carly Fiorina:

    Hillary Clinton, first of all, calls everybody a sexist and that's not fair game.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    If he wants to talk about what he would do as president, that's obviously fair game.

  3. Ken Paulson:

    If you do something in public, it's fair game for anyone to record it and share it with the world.

  4. Jon Radulovic:

    To get into hospice you have to acknowledge that a cure isn't possible but any treatment that is palliative in nature is fair game.

  5. Carly Fiorina:

    Any former president is fair game. Donald Trump threw George W. Bush under the bus several months ago. Any former president is fair game.

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