dupe : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a person who is tricked or swindled
- v fool or hoax
The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone
- Geithner has found a way around his critics, or better, has found a way to dupe them.
- His student and dupe is Bob Wilton (Ewan McGregor), a naive journalist trying to get a scoop for his Midwestern newspaper.
- Venice's historic treasures have one drawback: they can dupe visitors into believing the city is stuck in a time warp.
- Cyrus Vance in The Associated Press
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."
- George Stephanopoulos in Forbes
In it, Stephanopoulos said he "felt like a dupe" for defending Clinton's character and painted an often unflattering portrait of the president.
- Tom Tancredo in Charlotte Observer
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...