Scapegoat

scapegoat definition

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scapegoat

scape·goat
\ˈskāp-ˌgōt\
noun

Definition:

1. person who is blamed for other people’s fault

Example Sentences:

1. Scape the goat was scapegoated as a traitor.
2. The CEO was made the scapegoat for the company’s failures.

Synonyms:

fall guy
chump

goat

Definition in Other Languages:

Chinese: 代人受过的人; 替罪羊
Spanish: chivo expiatorio;
Arabic: كبش الفداء;
Hindi: बलि का बकरा बनाना;
Russian: козел отпущения;
French: scapegoat; bouc émissaire; bouc émissaire
German: Sündenbock; Buhmann
Japanese: 身代り
korean: 희생양;

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