dupe dupe  /ˈdup/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who is tricked or swindled
  2. (v) fool or hoax

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Geithner has found a way around his critics, or better, has found a way to dupe them.
  2. Venice's historic treasures have one drawback: they can dupe visitors into believing the city is stuck in a time warp.
  3. A few times each week I'd go to stores that rent or sell videos of Indian films and take five, maybe ten cassettes home to dupe, collate and sometimes watch.

News

  1. Woman accused as posing as singer to dupe elderly man

    FAYETTEVILLE — Authorities in northwest Arkansas have arrested a woman accused of posing as bluegrass performer Allison Krauss as part of a scheme to dupe an elderly man out of thousands of dollars.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

  2. Woman accused as posing as singer to dupe AR man

    Authorities in northwest Arkansas have arrested a woman accused of posing as bluegrass performer Allison Krauss as part of a scheme to dupe an elderly man out of thousands of dollars.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: KAIT Jonesboro

  3. Woman accused as posing as singer to dupe Ark. man - WXVT-TV Delta News - More Local News and Weather WXVT.com |

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Authorities in northwest Arkansas have arrested a woman accused of posing as bluegrass performer Allison Krauss as part of a scheme to dupe an elderly man out of thousands of dollars.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: WXVT 15 Greenville

Quotes

  1. "You may be asking yourselves how John Haggerty managed to dupe Mayor Michael Bloomberg, his staff and his advisers, a group of highly educated, sophisticated people," Vance said. "To put it simply: They trusted him."
    on Jun 14, 2010 By: Cyrus Vance Source: The Associated Press

  2. In it, Stephanopoulos said he "felt like a dupe" for defending Clinton's character and painted an often unflattering portrait of the president.
    on Nov 23, 2007 By: George Stephanopoulos Source: Forbes

  3. The new bill's authors "seem to think that they can dupe the American public into accepting a blanket amnesty if they just call it `comprehensive' or `earned legalization' or `regularization,"' said Rep. Tom Tancredo, R-Colo., a presidential...
    on May 18, 2007 By: Tom Tancredo Source: Charlotte Observer

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