Definition of Aunt Sally in English:
noun (plural Aunt Sallies)[mass noun]
1.2 [count noun] A person or thing set up as an easy target for criticism: today’s landowner is everyone’s Aunt Sally
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- It's an example of the way in which the British royalty have become an Aunt Sally.
- It's a respectable CV, but in his native land he's something of an Aunt Sally.
- It may be true that it acted merely as a proxy, an Aunt Sally for fears about enlargement, unemployment, immigration and inflation.
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