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Another word for dupe

  1. A person who is easily deceived or victimized

      1. A heavy cylindrical drinking cup usually having a handle.
      2. The amount that such a cup can hold.
      1. The watery fluid that circulates through a plant, carrying food and other substances to the various tissues.
      2. Health and energy; vitality:
      3. A foolish or gullible person.
      1. Any of various birds of the widely distributed family Columbidae, characteristically having plump bodies, small heads, and short legs, especially the rock pigeon or any of its domesticated varieties.
      2. One who is easily swindled; a dupe.
      1. A person easily taken advantage of, cheated, blamed, or ridiculed.
      1. Any of various tailed primates of the suborder Anthropoidea, including the macaques, baboons, capuchins, and marmosets, and excluding the apes.
      2. A nonhuman ape. Not in scientific use.
      3. One who behaves in a way suggestive of a monkey, as a mischievous child or a mimic.
      1. A visible trace or impression, such as a line or spot:
      2. A name, logo, or other indicator used to indicate ownership, origin, or level of quality.
      3. A notch made in an animal's ear or hide to indicate ownership.
      1. A small freshwater cyprinid fish (Gobio gobio), often used for bait.
      2. Any of various similar or related fishes.
      3. One who is easily duped.
      1. A scapegoat.
      2. A gullible victim; a dupe.
      1. One that sucks, especially an unweaned domestic animal.
      2. One who is easily deceived; a dupe.
      3. One that is indiscriminately attracted to something specified:
      1. One who is harmed or killed by another, especially by someone committing a criminal or unlawful act:
      2. A living creature slain and offered as a sacrifice during a religious rite.
      3. One who is harmed by or made to suffer under a circumstance or condition:
      1. One that is easily defeated or taken advantage of.
      2. Something that is easily done or attained.
      1. A young sheep, especially one that is not yet weaned.
      2. The flesh of a young sheep used as meat.
      3. Lambskin.
      1. Any of various chiefly coastal seabirds of the family Laridae, having long wings, webbed feet, a thick, slightly hooked beak, and usually gray and white plumage.
      1. One who is deficient in judgment, sense, or understanding.
      2. One who acts unwisely on a given occasion:
      3. One who has been tricked or made to appear ridiculous; a dupe:
      1. To hit or push against with the head or horns; ram.
      2. To hit or push something with the head or horns.
      3. To project forward or out.
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  2. A person used or controlled by others

      1. A device, such as a saw, shovel, or drill, used to perform or facilitate manual or mechanical work.
      2. A machine, such as a lathe, used to cut and shape machine parts or other objects.
      3. The cutting part of such a machine.
      1. The partner in a comedy team who feeds lines to the other comedian; a straight man.
      2. One who allows oneself to be used for another's profit or advantage; a puppet.
      3. A stool pigeon.
      1. A small figure of a person or animal, having a cloth body and hollow head, designed to be fitted over and manipulated by the hand.
      2. A figure having jointed parts animated from above by strings or wires; a marionette.
      3. A toy representing a human figure; a doll.
      1. Something given as security for a loan; a pledge or guaranty.
      2. The condition of being held as a pledge against the payment of a loan:
      3. A person serving as security; a hostage.
      1. A tool or implement used to do or facilitate work, especially a small precision tool used by a professional:
      2. A device for recording, measuring, or controlling, especially such a device functioning as part of a control system.
      3. A device for playing or producing music:
      1. A person used by another as a dupe or tool.
      2. A light breeze that ruffles small areas of a water surface.
      3. A knot made by twisting a section of rope to form two adjacent eyes through which a hook is passed, used in hoisting.
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  1. To cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation

      1. A five-card poker hand containing four cards in the same suit.
      1. To be in possession of:
      2. To possess as a characteristic, quality, or function:
      3. To possess or contain as a constituent part:
      1. To deceive or dupe; hoodwink.
      2. To confuse; bewilder.
      1. An act or procedure intended to achieve an end by deceptive or fraudulent means.
      2. A mischievous action; a prank:
      3. A stupid, disgraceful, or childish act:
      1. The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.
      1. To lead in the wrong direction.
      2. To give a wrong impression or lead toward a wrong conclusion, especially by intentionally deceiving.
      1. Something intended to deceive; a hoax or fraud.
      2. A person who claims to be other than what he or she is; an impostor.
      3. Nonsense; rubbish.
      1. To deceive or swindle by deception.
      2. To blindfold.
      3. To conceal.
      1. One who is deficient in judgment, sense, or understanding.
      2. One who acts unwisely on a given occasion:
      3. One who has been tricked or made to appear ridiculous; a dupe:
      1. To betray by acting in contradiction to a prior agreement.
      2. An act of betraying an ally, friend, or associate.
      3. A cross in which each parent is the product of a single cross. It can be represented as AB x CD, where A, B, C, and D are inbred lines.
      1. To cause to hold a false belief; deceive thoroughly:
      2. To elude or evade.
      3. To frustrate the hopes or plans of.
      1. To cause to believe what is not true; mislead.
      2. To catch by guile; ensnare.
      3. To practice deceit.
      1. To mislead by means of a petty trick or fraud; deceive.
      2. To persuade or induce to do something by cajoling or wheedling.
      3. To obtain by deceit or persuasion.
      1. To engage in a false display of confidence or aggression in order to deceive or intimidate someone:
      2. To make a display of aggression, as by charging or baring the teeth, as a means of intimidating another animal.
      3. To try to mislead opponents in a card game by heavy betting on a poor hand or by little or no betting on a good one.
      1. To give aid or information to an enemy of; commit treason against:
      2. To inform upon or deliver into the hands of an enemy in violation of a trust or allegiance:
      3. To be false or disloyal to:
      1. To deceive by guile or charm:
      2. To deprive (someone) of something by guile or deceit; cheat:
      3. To distract the attention of; divert:

Another word for dupe