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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An animal behind which a hunter hides while looking for game; Something serving to conceal plans;

Usage examples (33)
  • Bay Harbour is acting as a stalking-horse, or lead bidder.
  • Death should never be a stalking-horse to political fights and aims.
  • Vilsack is just a DLC stalking-horse for Hillary, their poster girl.
  • A stalking-horse bid is the one that others must top to be declared the final winner. for more
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