patsy


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patsy

Someone who is an easy target to be scammed, cheated, or otherwise victimized. You need to be careful when people call up claiming to work for your bank. More often than not, they're just fishing for patsies. The CEO had been illegally siphoning funds for years, and he manipulated the paper trail so that his assistant was left as a patsy for the crime.

patsy

(ˈpætsi)
n. a victim of a scam. (see also dupe.) That guy over there looks like a perfect patsy.
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I might change it all together now - Patsy Palmtree."
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I laughed when I read Patsy's book 'Crumpet All The Way', and he really couldn't leave the girls alone, how he managed all those years in the nick I just don't know.
Grainne and Minnie aren't the only foxes Patsy has taken under his wing - the Thomastown man also looked after Henry, named after hurling ace Henry Shefflin.
The pilot is to be filmed in September and will be Patsy's first part since she relocated to America.
"It feels right, somehow, that he should come to the city that inspired his name," says the actress and singer, who was at the Hilton for an Audience With Patsy Kensit.
A chance encounter between Patsy's mum Margaret and her pal Rhonda Morgan led to her winning the part that catapulted her into Hollywood.
Now a size 8, Patsy told how she was bullied by the tabloids when she reached 111/2 stone on the set of The One and Only in 2002.
The Doctors, Nurses and support staff went above and beyond the call of duty to make Patsy and his family comfortable in his final days.
Founded in 1903 by namesake Patsy Maheney, Patsy's Candies is one of the state's oldest operating companies.