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English noun: dupe

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


Synonymsvictim


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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