Definition of patsy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

patsy

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈpætsi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpætsi//
 
(pl. patsies)(informal, especially North American English)
 
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a weak person who is easily cheated or tricked, or who is forced to take the blame for something that somebody else has done wrong I thought you respected me—now I find out that I’m just another one of your patsies. Word Origin early 20th cent.: of unknown origin.
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