fall guy

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Synonyms for fall guy

one who is made an object of blame

a person who is easily deceived or victimized

Synonyms for fall guy

a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of

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A man, who was arrested on Friday for the 2015 murder of Bulacan Judge Wilfredo Nieves, was a fall guy, according to the lawyer of convicted car thief Raymond Dominguez.
The Sox are more likely to have fall guys this time around.
MANCHESTER City boss Joe Royle has a message for the Maine Road doom merchants: "We won't be Premiership fall guys.
Unfortunately the fall guys were the four clubs charged with misconduct.
European Cup fall guys Ebbw Vale are reeling from a triple injury blow ahead of tomorrow's Pool C clash against Edinburgh Reivers at Easter Road.
England's fall guys collapsed dramatically on the opening day of the second cricket Test against the West Indies at Port of Spain.
FALL GUYS Cristiano Ronaldo despairs as another United chance goes begging last night Picture: BRADLEY ORMESHER
But if the sailors are caught with the contraband at sea or ashore when handing it over, they will be the fall guys.
Hendrie has had his sights on O'Donnell since he took over at the Premiership fall guys but stalled on a move as the Celt was injured.
United's win was a club record and equalled the best-ever victory by a Scots club in Europe - Rangers' 8-0 thumping of Maltese fall guys Valletta in 1983.