×

sitting target meaning

  "sitting target" in a sentence
  • or sitting duck noun
      An easy target or victim

  • [American idiom]
    someone or something that is in a position that is easily attacked.
    The old man was a sitting target for the burglars. He lived alone and did not have a telephone.
    People recently hired will be sitting targets if the company needs to cut back.

Examples

    More:   Next
  1. they are sitting targets.
  2. In essence, the country responsible would become a sitting target.
  3. At times, you do feel like a sitting target back there,
  4. Republicans see Carnahan as vulnerable, but she is no sitting target.
  5. For one thing, you are a sitting target.

Related Words

  1. sitting on a powder keg meaning
  2. sitting on high cotton meaning
  3. sitting on top of the world meaning
  4. sitting pretty meaning
  5. sitting room meaning
  6. sitting tenant meaning
  7. sitting trot meaning
  8. sittings meaning
  9. sittlichkeit meaning
  10. situ meaning
PC Version