cannon fodder definition

  • noun:
    • Soldiers, sailors, or other military employees seen as likely to be killed or wounded in fight.
    • army causes considered to be expendable
    • artillery ammunition
    • soldiers that are viewed as expendable when confronted with artillery fire
    • Soldiers, sailors, or any other army employees considered apt to be killed or wounded in fight.
    • armed forces forces regarded as being expendable
    • artillery ammunition
    • soldiers who are viewed as expendable in the face of artillery fire

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