Translation of "scapegoat" - English-German dictionary

scapegoat

noun /ˈskeipɡəut/

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

der Sündenbock
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–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)