Entry from US English dictionary
A person who is easy prey; a weakling or a sucker: an easy mark for a grifter
More example sentences
- The teens are targeting prey they see as easy marks, people on their own and those affected by alcohol.
- Either that, or some database somewhere has us listed as easy marks, and marks who actually pay their bills, too.
- A few people, claiming to have marketing expertise, tell me it is well known that those who avoid marketers are typically easy marks.
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Syllabification: eas·y mark
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