dupery

noun
dup·​ery | \ ˈdü-pə-rē How to pronounce dupery (audio) also ˈdyü- \
plural duperies

Definition of dupery

1 : the condition of being duped
2 : the act or practice of duping

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Examples of dupery in a Sentence

accusations of widespread dupery in the mortgage business

First Known Use of dupery

1759, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of dupery was in 1759

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“Dupery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dupery. Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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