Dictionary.com

dupery

[ doo-puh-ree, dyoo- ]
/ ˈdu pə ri, ˈdyu- /
Save This Word!

noun, plural dup·er·ies for 1.
an act, practice, or instance of duping.
the state of one who is duped.
QUIZ
TAKE JOY IN ACING THIS QUIZ ON “PRIDE” SYNONYMS
Hold your head up high as you embark on this quiz that explores some of the synonyms and meanings of “pride.”
Question 1 of 7
What does "dignity" mean?

Origin of dupery

From the French word duperie, dating back to 1750–60. See dupe1, -ery

Words nearby dupery

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use dupery in a sentence

FEEDBACK