verb (used with object), duped, dup·ing.
Origin of dupe1
verb (used with or without object), duped, dup·ing.
Origin of dupe2
Examples from the Web for dupe
It was a beautified camp the Nazis used to dupe international visitors and officials.
Anyone who disagreed with their thinking, including fellow Republicans, was a traitor, or a liar, or a dupe.Republicans Allowed Karl Rove to Mislead Them Again|Matt Latimer|November 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Steven decided to dupe his doctor when he returned from his elite boarding school exhausted by the intense competition there.
But they apparently rejected the idea that Rana remained a dupe once the carnage in India had happened.
It was the face of a man who might dupe himself as well as others, and do it with generous enthusiasm and self-trust.The Debtor|Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Their victims being ordinarily so easy to dupe, they do not care to become more expert.The Sharper Detected and Exposed|Jean-Eugne Robert-Houdin
Guilty without profit, she saw herself the dupe of an honorable old man, whose respect she had doubtless lost.The Marriage Contract|Honore de Balzac
I imagine that the only mistake about the whole matter is that I allowed myself to become the dupe of an unprincipled man.Virgie's Inheritance|Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
Because, replied Langoiran, they are loading us with caresses, and I would rather fly like a dog than die like a dupe.Old and New Paris, v. 1|Henry Sutherland Edwards
Word Origin for dupe
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.