dupe

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1dupe

noun \ˈdüp also ˈdyüp\

Definition of DUPE

:  one that is easily deceived or cheated :  fool

Origin of DUPE

French, from Middle French duppe, probably alteration of huppe hoopoe
First Known Use: 1681

2dupe

transitive verb

: to deceive or trick (someone) into believing or doing something

dupeddup·ing

Full Definition of DUPE

:  to make a dupe of
dup·er noun

Examples of DUPE

  1. They duped her out of $300.
  2. <we were duped into thinking the dummy was a real alien>

First Known Use of DUPE

1704

3dupe

noun

Definition of DUPE

:  duplicate
dupe verb

First Known Use of DUPE

circa 1900

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