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dupe

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noun \ˈdüp also ˈdyüp\

Definition of dupe

  1. :  one that is easily deceived or cheated :  fool

Origin and Etymology of dupe

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


First Known Use: 1681


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dupe

verb

Definition of dupe

duped

;

duping

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to deceive or cheat easily :  to make a dupe (see 1dupe) of was duped into buying a counterfeit

duper

noun

Examples of dupe in a Sentence

  1. They duped her out of $300.

  2. we were duped into thinking the dummy was a real alien

Origin and Etymology of dupe

see 1dupe


First Known Use: 1704


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dupe

noun

Definition of dupe

dupe

verb

Circa 1900

First Known Use of dupe

circa 1900


DUPE Defined for English Language Learners

dupe

verb

Definition of dupe for English Language Learners

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


DUPE Defined for Kids

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dupe

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noun \ˈdüp, ˈdyüp\

Definition of dupe for Students

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


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dupe

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verb

Definition of dupe for Students

duped

;

duping

  1. :  2trick Don't be duped into giving them money.



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