And this trend of duping and manipulating readers is becoming the unfortunate online news standard.
He had always a taste for the art of duping, and he had begun early in life—soon after leaving Harrow.
After duping others, she at length had become a greater dupe.
For five-and-twenty years thou hast been amassing wealth by duping credulous fools, and it is time I had my percentage.'
This proposal, cleverly conceived, but foolishly communicated to me, shewed me that Veronique had not the talent of duping others.
The boatswain's life depends upon his success, and I believe he will succeed in duping them.
His name and his money, therefore, are mere tools in the hands of those who are duping him.
The strangest part of this attitude was that they did not succeed in duping themselves by their oaths.
That you have simply been deceiving me, duping me—most cleverly as you thought, most foolishly as you will see.
He had never failed before in duping any one he had set out to; why should he in this case?
1680s, from French dupe "deceived person," from Middle French duppe (early 15c.), thieves' jargon, perhaps from phrase de huppe "of the hoopoe," an extravagantly crested and reputedly stupid bird.
1704, from dupe (n.). Related: Duped; duping.
A duplicate copy of a film or text (1902+)