- soft target
- someone or something that is very easy to attack or criticizeThesaurus: people who are tricked or easy to tricksynonym
* * *noun, pl ⋯ -gets [count]: a target that can be attacked easily because it does not have military defenses
hospitals, schools, and other soft targets— often used figuratively
elderly people who are a soft target for criminals
* * *ˌsoft ˈtarget 7 [soft target] nouna person or thing that it is very easy to attack
Useful english dictionary. 2012.