verb (used with object), duped, dup·ing.
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Origin of dupe1
OTHER WORDS FROM dupedup·a·ble, adjectivedup·a·bil·i·ty, nounduper, nounun·dup·a·ble, adjective
Definition for dupe (2 of 2)
verb (used with or without object), duped, dup·ing.
Origin of dupe2
Example sentences from the Web for dupe
Later, however, it was revealed that some people who thought they had paid to secure a spot via Eventbrite had been duped.Without leadership on vaccine rollout, scams are inevitable|Bobbie Johnson|January 6, 2021|MIT Technology Review
Riedl suggests that asking a computer to draw a picture of a man holding a penguin is a better test of smarts than asking a chatbot to dupe a human in conversation, because it is more open-ended and less easy to cheat.
And this trend of duping and manipulating readers is becoming the unfortunate online news standard.Saving Us From Ourselves: The Anti-Clickbait Movement|Emily Shire|July 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This proposal, cleverly conceived, but foolishly communicated to me, shewed me that Veronique had not the talent of duping others.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
He fled Palermo after forging theatre tickets and a will, and duping a goldsmith out of sixty pieces of gold.The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin|Harry Houdini
The friars, being deceived themselves, as it appears, had no difficulty in duping others.The Two First Centuries of Florentine History|Pasquale Villari
This point Archibald prudently avoided to contest; and he thus succeeded in duping and flattering his friend at once.Tales And Novels, Volume 1 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
I came to these people; I duped them—and gloried in duping them.The Mystics|Katherine Cecil Thurston