[ duhp ]
/ dʌp /

verb (used with object), dupped, dup·ping. Archaic.

to open.


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Origin of dup

1540–50; contraction of do1 + up; cf. doff, don2

Definition for dup (2 of 2)

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Example sentences from the Web for dup

  • He wriggled round so that he faced forward, reached out gleefully, caught the front fetlocks, and cried "Dup!"

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British Dictionary definitions for dup

/ (dʌp) /

verb dups, dupping or dupped

(tr) archaic, or dialect to open

Word Origin for dup

C16: contraction of do 1 + up
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