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dupe

 (do͞op, dyo͞op)
n.
A person who is easily deceived or is used to carry out the designs of another.
tr.v. duped, dup·ing, dupes
To deceive (an unwary person). See Synonyms at deceive.

[French, from Old French, probably alteration of huppe, hoopoe (from the bird's somewhat foolish appearance); see hoopoe.]

dup′a·bil′i·ty n.
dup′a·ble adj.
dup′er n.
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dupe

(djuːp)
n
1. a person who is easily deceived
2. a person who unwittingly serves as the tool of another person or power
vb
(tr) to deceive, esp by trickery; make a dupe or tool of; cheat; fool
[C17: from French, from Old French duppe, contraction of de huppe of (a) hoopoe (from Latin upupa); from the bird's reputation for extreme stupidity]
ˈdupable adj
ˌdupaˈbility n
ˈduper n
ˈdupery n
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dupe

(dup, dyup)

n., v. duped, dup•ing. n.
1. a person who is easily deceived or fooled; gull.
2. a person who unquestioningly or unwittingly serves a cause or another person.
v.t.
3. to make a dupe of; deceive; delude; trick.
[1675–85; < French; Middle French duppe for *(tête) d'uppe hoopoe's head, i.e., fool (compare tête de fou)]
dup′a•ble, adj.
dup`a•bil′i•ty, n.
dup′er, n.
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dupe


Past participle: duped
Gerund: duping

Imperative
dupe
dupe
Present
I dupe
you dupe
he/she/it dupes
we dupe
you dupe
they dupe
Preterite
I duped
you duped
he/she/it duped
we duped
you duped
they duped
Present Continuous
I am duping
you are duping
he/she/it is duping
we are duping
you are duping
they are duping
Present Perfect
I have duped
you have duped
he/she/it has duped
we have duped
you have duped
they have duped
Past Continuous
I was duping
you were duping
he/she/it was duping
we were duping
you were duping
they were duping
Past Perfect
I had duped
you had duped
he/she/it had duped
we had duped
you had duped
they had duped
Future
I will dupe
you will dupe
he/she/it will dupe
we will dupe
you will dupe
they will dupe
Future Perfect
I will have duped
you will have duped
he/she/it will have duped
we will have duped
you will have duped
they will have duped
Future Continuous
I will be duping
you will be duping
he/she/it will be duping
we will be duping
you will be duping
they will be duping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been duping
you have been duping
he/she/it has been duping
we have been duping
you have been duping
they have been duping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been duping
you will have been duping
he/she/it will have been duping
we will have been duping
you will have been duping
they will have been duping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been duping
you had been duping
he/she/it had been duping
we had been duping
you had been duping
they had been duping
Conditional
I would dupe
you would dupe
he/she/it would dupe
we would dupe
you would dupe
they would dupe
Past Conditional
I would have duped
you would have duped
he/she/it would have duped
we would have duped
you would have duped
they would have duped
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dupe - a person who is tricked or swindleddupe - a person who is tricked or swindled
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
laughingstock, stooge, goat - a victim of ridicule or pranks
chump, fall guy, gull, patsy, soft touch, sucker, mug, fool, mark - a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of
lamb - a person easily deceived or cheated (especially in financial matters)
easy mark, sitting duck - a defenseless victim
Verb1.dupe - fool or hoaxdupe - fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
kid, pull the leg of - tell false information to for fun; "Are you pulling my leg?"
deceive, lead astray, betray - cause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"
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dupe

verb
1. deceive, trick, cheat, con (informal), kid (informal), sting (informal), rip off (slang), hoax, defraud, beguile, gull (archaic), delude, swindle, outwit, bamboozle (informal), hoodwink, take for a ride (informal), pull a fast one on (informal), cozen Some of the offenders duped the psychologists.
noun
1. victim, mug (Brit. slang), sucker (slang), pigeon (slang), sap (slang), gull, pushover (slang), fall guy (informal), simpleton an innocent dupe in a political scandal
2. puppet, tool, instrument, pawn, stooge (slang), cat's-paw He was accused of being a dupe of the communists.
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dupe

noun
1. A person who is easily deceived or victimized:
Informal: sucker.
Chiefly British: mug.
2. A person used or controlled by others:
verb
To cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation:
Informal: bamboozle, have.
Slang: four-flush.
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Translations
مَخْدوعيَخْدَع
důvěřivá oběťnapálitoklamat
føre bag lysetgodtroende personnarre
Gelackmeiertejemanden hinters Licht führenübertölpeln
ginningarfífl, flón; leiksoppurplata, gabba
apgaulės aukaapmulkintiapsukti
krāptmuļķotpiekrāptaispiemuļķotais
ľahkoverný človek
aldatılmış kimseenayikandırmakketenpereye getirmeksaf

dupe

[djuːp]
A. Ninocentón/ona m/f
to be the dupe ofser víctima de
B. VT (= trick) → engañar, embaucar; (= swindle) → timar
to dupe sb (into doing sth)engañar or embaucar a algn (para que haga algo)
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dupe

[ˈdjuːp]
n (= person) → dupe f
vtduper, tromper
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dupe

vtbetrügen, überlisten, übertölpeln; he was duped into believing iter fiel darauf rein
nBetrogene(r) mf
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dupe

[djuːp]
1. nzimbello/a
to be sb's dupe → lasciarsi ingannare da qn
2. vtingannare, gabbare
to dupe sb into doing sth → ingannare qn per fargli fare qc
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

dupe

(djuːp) noun
a person who is cheated or deceived. She had been the dupe of a dishonest rogue.
verb
to deceive or trick. He duped me into thinking he had gone home.
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PESHAWAR:Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif Sunday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has been duping the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) public for the past four years.Nawaz said the he will not hold back despite any consequences and has come out to uphold justice in the country"He [Imran Khan] should see how the people of Peshawar have come out in my support which is a manifestation of the decision to oust me not being accepted by the public," Nawaz said.
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Ahmed Al Fasari and Ibrahim Al Fasari told Times of Oman that day by day the amount is going up and it may be above OMR200,000 as fresh claims of duping are coming up.