Translation of "scapegoat" - English-French dictionary

scapegoat

noun /ˈskeipɡəut/

a person who is blamed or punished for the mistakes of others

bouc émissaire
The manager of the football team was made a scapegoat for the team’s failure, and was forced to resign.

(Translation of “scapegoat” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)