dead duck

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One who is in serious danger or trouble.
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She's a dead duck if she starts flirting with my boyfriend!.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'dead duck':

dead duckA project that is doomed to failure from the start.
Dead DuckA ruined person; a person or plan that is certain to die or fail
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    Alex
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