Origin and Etymology of dupe
First Known Use: 1681See Words from the same year
Examples of dupe in a Sentence
They duped her out of $300.
we were duped into thinking the dummy was a real alien
bamboozle, beguile, bluff, buffalo, burn, catch, con, cozen, deceive, delude, fake out, fool, gaff, gull, have, hoax, hoodwink, humbug, juggle, misguide, misinform, mislead, snow, spoof, string along, take in, trick;
do a number on, lead one down the garden path (also lead one up the garden path), pull one's leg, pull the wool over one's eyes;
First Known Use of dupe
DUPE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dupe for English Language Learners
: to deceive or trick (someone) into believing or doing something
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