Definition of fair game noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


fair game

BrE BrE//ˌfeə ˈɡeɪm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfer ˈɡeɪm//
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if a person or thing is said to be fair game, it is considered acceptable to play jokes on them, criticize them, etc. The younger teachers were considered fair game by most of the kids.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fair game