fair game


fair game
animals that can be legally hunted; object of ridicule

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • fair game — n [U] if someone or something is fair game, it is acceptable, reasonable, or right to criticize them ▪ The young star s behavior made her fair game for the tabloid press …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fair game — noun uncount someone or something that it is fair to criticize or attack: The media see politicians as fair game …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fair game — If something or someone is fair game, then it is acceptable to target, criticise or attack them …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • fair game — n. 1. game that may lawfully be hunted 2. any legitimate object of attack or pursuit …   English World dictionary

  • fair game — ► NOUN ▪ a person or thing that is considered a reasonable target for criticism or exploitation …   English terms dictionary

  • fair game — noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence he fell prey to muggers everyone was fair game the target of a manhunt • Syn: ↑prey, ↑quarry, ↑target • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fair Game —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différentes œuvres portant le même titre. Fair Game est le titre de plusieurs œuvres : Un roman policier de Paula Gosling paru en 1974, dont ont été tirés deux films sous le même titre :… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fair Game — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel Fair Game Produktionsland USA …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fair game — noun a) Actions permissible by the rules. Pretending to be slow is fair game. Pretending to be injured is not. b) A goal or an object that may legitimately be sought. The referee ruled the unprecedented play fair game …   Wiktionary

  • fair game — N UNCOUNT If you say that someone is fair game, you mean that it is acceptable to criticize or attack them, usually because of the way that they behave. Politicians were always considered fair game by cartoonists …   English dictionary


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