HyperDic: scapegoat

English > 1 sense of the word scapegoat:
NOUNperson scapegoat, whipping boysomeone who is punished for the errors of others
scapegoat > pronunciation
Soundsskey'pgow.t
Rhymesafloat ... zygote: 61 rhymes with owt...
English > scapegoat: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who is punished for the errors of others.
Synonymwhipping boy
BroadervictimAn unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
Spanishcabeza de turco, chivo expiatorio, suplefaltas, víctima propiciatoria
Catalanboc expiatori, cap de turc, tapaforats

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