decoy decoy  /də ˈkɔ ɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
  2. (n) something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
  3. (v) lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In short, the decoy is hardly a decoy.
  2. March 22, 2003 Smokescreen decoys burn around Baghdad as the Iraqi regime set fire to oil filled trenches surrounding the city.
  3. These were goose decoys, fashioned from old tires, plywood goose heads affixed to the rubber in various attitudes of feeding.

News

  1. Goose decoy stolen off mailbox in Edwards

    EDWARDS - Someone pried a goose decoy off a mailbox over the weekend, according to a report filed with the Peoria County Sheriff's Office.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

  2. ‘Duck Dynasty’ Family To Release Christmas Album ‘Duck The Halls’

    The Duck Dynasty family has created an empire with its duck call and decoy company and a top-rated reality show, and now the Robertsons are trying to take on the music world as well with the release of a new album. The Robertson family, featured in the A&E reality show, announced that they will release [...] ‘Duck Dynasty’ Family To Release Christmas Album ‘Duck The Halls’ is a post from: The ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  3. Bring family to Cabela's for day of fun

    It's an outside adventure at Cabela's on Saturday with events for the whole family. There'll be a fishing pond for kids, a youth archery shoot, decoy painting, a Daisy range BB shoot, wild face painting, gold panning, information on boating safety and music by the Bobbers.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

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Quotes

  1. "It was a big gamble for me coming in, but I wanted to change my approach this game and be more of a decoy," Bryant said after adding eight assists, several out of double-teams in the fourth quarter. "The past couple games they really were...
    on May 28, 2009 By: Kobe Bryant Source: USA Today

  2. "There's no such thing as a decoy route, not as long as you have Brett back there," said Franks, who played with Favre for eight years in Green Bay. "Like I tell the guys, even when you're covered, you're not really covered. If you have two...
    on Aug 11, 2008 By: Bubba Franks Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I thought he set the tone for us," Rivers said. "I thought he came out extremely aggressive and attacked early. He played the perfect decoy but was aggressive at the same time. I thought it was beautiful how he played."
    on Apr 23, 2009 By: Doc Rivers Source: ESPN

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