Synonyms for Patsy:
n.sitting target, pushover, pigeon, gudgeon, lamb, sitting duck, prey, wise. the guilty party, whipping boy, punching bag, goat, praise, dead duck, scapegoat, have someone to thank (for something). •assistant (noun)
subordinate, accomplice, assistant, flunky, accessory, attorney, helper, helpmate, abettor, second, follower, hireling, laborer, functionary, deputy, backer, acolyte, employee, adjunct, junior, auxiliary, minion, servant, Aider, ancillary, chaperone, extra, underling, aide-de-camp, agent, partner, stooge, aide, henchman, menial, associate, attendant, benefactor, proxy, lieutenant.
stooge, pushover, lamb, gudgeon.
•fall guy (noun)
pigeon, stooge, dupe, chump, sitting duck, victim, gull, scapegoat, goat, fool, pushover, whipping boy.
victim, buffoon, April Fool, fool, game, butt, fair game, monkey, laughingstock, dupe.
shlemiel, chump, fool, soft touch, schlemiel, mark, fall guy, gull, mug.
sitting target, whipping boy, sitting duck, gudgeon. pushover, prey, punching bag, goat, dead duck, pigeon, scapegoat. lamb. •Other relevant words:
whipping boy, gudgeon, shlemiel, sitting duck, mug, praise, pushover, soft touch, wise, schlemiel, fall guy, goat, gull, prey, lamb, pigeon, mark, chump, scapegoat.
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