What does dupe mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word dupe.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. victim, dupe(verb)

    a person who is tricked or swindled

  2. gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across(verb)

    fool or hoax

    "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"


  1. dupe(Noun)

    A person who has been deceived.

  2. dupe(Noun)

    A duplicate of a photographic image.

  3. dupe(Noun)

    A duplicate of an order receipt printed for kitchen staff.

  4. dupe(Noun)

    A duplicate.

  5. dupe(Verb)

    To swindle, deceive, or trick.

  6. dupe(Verb)

    To duplicate a photographic image.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dupe(noun)

    one who has been deceived or who is easily deceived; a gull; as, the dupe of a schemer

  2. Dupe(noun)

    to deceive; to trick; to mislead by imposing on one's credulity; to gull; as, dupe one by flattery

  3. Origin: [F., prob. from Prov. F. dupe, dube; of unknown origin; equiv. to F. huppe hoopoe, a foolish bird, easily caught. Cf. Armor. houprik hoopoe, a man easily deceived. Cf. also Gull, Booby.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dupe

    dūp, n. one easily cheated: one who is deceived or misled.—v.t. to deceive: to trick.—n. Dupabil′ity.—adj. Dū′pable.—n. Dū′pery, the art of deceiving others. [Fr. dupe; of uncertain origin.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dupe in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dupe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Images & Illustrations of dupe

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Translations for dupe

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • يخدع, مغفلArabic
  • лековерник, мамя, будала, измамвамBulgarian
  • oklamat, podvedený, napálený, oklamaný, napálitCzech
  • überlistenGerman
  • κορόιδο, κοροϊδεύω, αγαθιάρης, εξαπατώGreek
  • trompato, trompito, trompiEsperanto
  • incauto, engrupido, engañado, engañarSpanish
  • puijataFinnish
  • duperFrench
  • פראיירHebrew
  • palimadár, balekHungarian
  • bodoh, tipu, akal, memperdayaIndonesian
  • dupigar, dupoIdo
  • bedrogene, gedupeerdeDutch
  • dupereNorwegian
  • oszukiwaćPolish
  • enganar, defraudar, ludibriadoPortuguese
  • несообразительный человек, кидать, надувать, вводить в заблуждение, обманывать, легковерный человек, ловчить, одурачивать, жертва обмана, простофиля, разводитьRussian
  • podviesť, oklamaťSlovak
  • aldatmakTurkish

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