Dupe meaning

do͝op, dyo͝op
To dupe is to trick or deceive someone.

When you tell someone a lie, this is an example of a time when you dupe the person.

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To deceive (an unwary person).
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The definition of a dupe is a person who has been tricked or fooled.

A person who fell for a lie is an example of a dupe.

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To deceive by trickery; fool or cheat.
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A person who is easily deceived or is used to carry out the designs of another.
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(photography) A duplicate of a photographic image.
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(restaurant industry) A duplicate of an order receipt printed for kitchen staff.
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A person easily tricked or fooled.
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(informal) A duplicate.
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A person who has been deceived.
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Can you dupe this photo for me?

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Origin of dupe

  • French from Old French probably alteration of huppe hoopoe (from the bird's somewhat foolish appearance) hoopoe

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Abbreviation of duplicate

    From Wiktionary

  • From Wiktionary