Dupe - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |duːp|  American pronunciation of the word dupe
Brit.  |djuːp|  British pronunciation of the word dupe

noun

- a person who is tricked or swindled (syn: victim)

verb

- fool or hoax(syn: befool, cod, fool, gull, slang)

Examples

They duped her out of $300.

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

Consumers are being duped into buying faulty electronic goods.

He was duped into paying $ 3,000.

The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: dupe
he/she/it: dupes
present participle: duping
past tense: duped
past participle: duped
noun
singular: dupe
plural: dupes
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