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"
- The judge remarked that what film stars did in their own homes was their own affair, and that their private lives should not be considered as fair game for newspaper reporters.
- As soon as Susan was divorced, all the young men-about-town looked on her as fair game.
- The younger teachers were fair game for playing tricks on.