Definitions for dupedup, dyup

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dupedup, dyup(n.; v.)duped, dup•ing.

  1. (n.)a person who is easily deceived or fooled; gull.

  2. a person who unquestioningly or unwittingly serves a cause or another person.

  3. (v.t.)to make a dupe of; deceive; delude; trick.

Origin of dupe:

1675–85; < F; MF duppe for *(tête) d'uppe hoopoe's head, i.e., fool (cf. tête de fou)


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

Translations for dupe

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person who is cheated or deceived

She had been the dupe of a dishonest rogue.

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