easy mark

{n.} A foolishly generous person; one from whom it is easy to get money. * /Bill is known to all the neighborhood beggars as an easy mark./ See: SOFT TOUCH.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • easy mark — n. a likely victim. □ Martin looks like an easy mark, but he’s really quite savvy. □ Mary is an easy mark because she is so unsuspecting …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • easy mark — {n.} A foolishly generous person; one from whom it is easy to get money. * /Bill is known to all the neighborhood beggars as an easy mark./ See: SOFT TOUCH …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • easy\ mark — noun A foolishly generous person; one from whom it is easy to get money. Bill is known to all the neighborhood beggars as an easy mark. See: soft touch …   Словарь американских идиом

  • easy mark —  Someone or something easily cheated.  ► “The company had acquired a reputation as an easy mark in the claims business.” (Business Marketing, Feb. 1994, p. 34) …   American business jargon

  • easy mark — Synonyms and related words: babe, boob, butt, chump, cinch, credulous person, cull, dupe, easy pickings, fall guy, fish, fool, gobe mouches, greener, greenhorn, greeny, gudgeon, gull, innocent, leadpipe cinch, mark, monkey, patsy, pigeon,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • easy mark — noun a) someone who is easily fooled or victimised b) an easy target Syn: easy target, sitting duck …   Wiktionary

  • easy mark — eas′y mark′ n. cvb one who is easily deceived or tricked • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • Easy mark — (criminal) easily duped victim of a confidence trick …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • easy mark — Australian Slang (criminal) easily duped victim of a confidence trick …   English dialects glossary

  • easy mark — n. gullible person, person who is easily deceived …   English contemporary dictionary

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