verb (used with object), duped, dup·ing.
Origin of dupe1
Related Words for duperlike, double, clone, duplicate, look-alike, equal, Xerox, dupe, twin, carbon, equivalent, ditto, aforesaid, comparable, compatible, corresponding, indistinguishable, interchangeable, likewise, related
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Historical Examples of duper
The Beau tried to preserve his dignity, and throw over his duper, but in vain.The Wits and Beaux of Society
Grace Wharton and Philip Wharton
Come to find out it was the proprietor's wife, Mrs. Duper, an old mexican lady, who had been watching our maneuvers.A Texas Cow Boy
Chas. A. Siringo
As a dupe was shown above, now the duper is signified, by Fig. 110.
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.