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Synonyms for dupe
dup, dyupdupe

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. victim, dupeverb

    a person who is tricked or swindled


  2. gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one acrossverb

    fool or hoax

    "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"

    earn, draw, take in, put one over, gather in, suck up, assimilate, invite, befool, catch, slang, imbibe, make, pull in, don, put on, tantalise, put one across, take, have, suck, adopt, view, rally, tease, assume, see, fool around, horse around, gain, fool away, fritter, ingest, realise, apply, ride, turn in, get into, sop up, watch, receive, fritter away, arse around, clear, razz, frivol away, gull, take up, soak up, tantalize, cod, dissipate, fool, shoot, bring in, overhear, rag, mount, taunt, wear, realize, consume, absorb, collect, bait, twit, suck in

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dupenoun

    cat's-paw, gull, cully, credulous person

  2. dupeverb

    cheat, deceive, delude, trick, circumvent, overreach, beguile, cully, chouse, cozen, gull, impose upon

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dupenoun

    gull, cully, gudgeon, dotterel, victim

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  1. Anuj Somany:

    A person who isn't dumb & duff or doesn't dupe & bluff will find it hard & tough to gel in and go along with the people.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    When a self-centric who is oneself negative in character preaches (oft with own pic therein ) to others via social media to stay away or how to deal with toxic people, there is often support on his/her post from the most netizens, but they are all duffers, bluffers & bootlickers who wish to cheat him/her only as s/he wants to dupe them. Their relationship is always materialistic & parasitic in nature.

  3. Steve Fishman:

    At one point, Bernie Madoff cornered the hot chocolate market, bernie Madoff bought up every package of Swiss Miss from the commissary and sold Swiss Miss for a profit in the prison yard. Bernie Madoff monopolized hot chocolate ! Bernie Madoff made Swiss Miss so that if you wanted any, you had to go through Bernie Madoff. Bernie Madoff, once the Nasdaq chairman, used Bernie Madoff reputation and savvy to dupe sophisticated investors, regulators and Wall Street banks. Bernie Madoff confessed in December 2008 that Bernie Madoff was running a multi decade Ponzi scheme and that more than $ 65 billion Bernie Madoff claimed to have on hand for investors had dwindled to a few hundred million dollars from an original investment of about $ 20 billion. Bernie Madoff pleaded guilty to fraud and is serving a 150-year prison sentence in Butner, N.C. Fishman reportedly hosts an Audible series called.

  4. Jeffrey Lewis:

    Kim didn't dupe Trump. Trump duped himself.

  5. State Department spokesman John Kirby:

    If somebody had mal intent going into that [process], and they had no prior record that would lead anybody in law enforcement or the security establishment to question their motives, you could easily see where somebody could dupe the system.

Translations for dupe

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  • يخدع, مغفلArabic
  • измамвам, будала, лековерник, мамяBulgarian
  • oklamaný, napálený, napálit, podvedený, oklamatCzech
  • überlistenGerman
  • αγαθιάρης, κορόιδο, κοροϊδεύω, εξαπατώGreek
  • trompato, trompi, trompitoEsperanto
  • engañar, incauto, engrupido, engañadoSpanish
  • گول زدنPersian
  • puijataFinnish
  • duperFrench
  • פראיירHebrew
  • balek, palimadárHungarian
  • memperdaya, bodoh, akal, tipuIndonesian
  • dupo, dupigarIdo
  • bedrogene, gedupeerdeDutch
  • dupereNorwegian
  • oszukiwaćPolish
  • defraudar, enganar, ludibriadoPortuguese
  • одурачивать, несообразительный человек, кидать, надувать, разводить, ловчить, вводить в заблуждение, обманывать, простофиля, жертва обмана, легковерный человекRussian
  • podviesť, oklamaťSlovak
  • หลอกThai
  • aldatmakTurkish

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