Synonyms for Patsy:
n.gudgeon, lamb, pigeon, prey, pushover, sitting duck, wise, sitting target. goat, praise, punching bag, scapegoat, whipping boy, dead duck, have someone to thank (for something), the guilty party. •assistant (noun)
abettor, accessory, accomplice, acolyte, adjunct, agent, aide, aide-de-camp, ancillary, assistant, associate, attendant, attorney, auxiliary, backer, benefactor, chaperone, deputy, employee, extra, flunky, follower, functionary, helper, helpmate, henchman, hireling, junior, laborer, lieutenant, menial, minion, partner, proxy, second, servant, stooge, subordinate, underling, Aider.
gudgeon, lamb, pushover, stooge.
•fall guy (noun)
chump, dupe, fool, goat, gull, pigeon, pushover, scapegoat, sitting duck, stooge, victim, whipping boy.
April Fool, buffoon, butt, dupe, fair game, fool, game, laughingstock, monkey, victim.
chump, fall guy, fool, gull, mark, mug, schlemiel, shlemiel, soft touch.
gudgeon, sitting duck, whipping boy, sitting target. goat, pigeon, prey, punching bag, pushover, scapegoat, dead duck. lamb. •Other relevant words:
chump, fall guy, goat, gudgeon, gull, lamb, mark, mug, pigeon, praise, prey, pushover, scapegoat, schlemiel, shlemiel, sitting duck, soft touch, whipping boy, wise.
Usage examples for patsy
The crowd in the stand screamed; but Patsy smiled as he lay low over his horse's neck. – The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories Strength of Gideon; Mammy Peggy's Pride; Viney's Free Papers; The Fruitful Sleeping of The Rev. Elisha Edwards; The Ingrate; The Case of 'Ca'line'; The Finish of Patsy Barnes; One Man's Fortunes; Jim's Probation; U by Paul Laurence Dunbar