A person or thing that is considered a reasonable target for criticism, exploitation, or attack: when it came to practical jokes, he regarded anybody as fair game
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- One minute we are presented as the pride of the nation, the next we're all fair game for criticism again.
- I am aware that my job as an art critic makes me fair game - and I would not do it if I minded.
- You undermine the office if you do that, it really means that it's fair game for anybody to do it.
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