dupe

noun (1)
\ ˈdüp also ˈdyüp How to pronounce dupe (audio) \

Definition of dupe

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: one that is easily deceived or cheated : fool

dupe

verb
duped; duping

Definition of dupe (Entry 2 of 3)

transitive verb

: to deceive or cheat easily : to make a dupe (see dupe entry 1) of was duped into buying a counterfeit

dupe

noun (2)

Definition of dupe (Entry 3 of 3)

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Other Words from dupe

Verb

duper noun

Noun (2)

dupe verb

Examples of dupe in a Sentence

Verb

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

First Known Use of dupe

Noun (1)

1681, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1704, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dupe

Noun (1) and Verb

French, from Middle French duppe, probably alteration of huppe hoopoe

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Dictionary Entries near dupe

duotype

dup

dupable

dupe

dupery

dupioni

duplation

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The first known use of dupe was in 1681

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dupe

verb

English Language Learners Definition of dupe

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

dupe

noun
\ ˈdüp How to pronounce dupe (audio) , ˈdyüp\

Kids Definition of dupe

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a person who has been or is easily deceived or cheated

dupe

verb
duped; duping

Kids Definition of dupe (Entry 2 of 2)

: trick entry 2 Don't be duped into giving them money.

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