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English noun: dupe

1. dupe (person) a person who is tricked or swindled


Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Narrower (hyponym)butt, chump, easy mark, fall guy, fool, goat, gull, lamb, laughingstock, mark, mug, patsy, sitting duck, soft touch, stooge, sucker

English verb: dupe

1. dupe (communication) fool or hoax

SamplesThe immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone.
You can't fool me!.

Synonymsbefool, cod, fool, gull, put on, put one across, put one over, slang, take in

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)betray, deceive, lead astray

Narrower (hyponym)kid, pull the leg of

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