from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An easily deceived person.
- n. A person who functions as the tool of another person or power.
- transitive v. To deceive (an unwary person). See Synonyms at deceive.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To swindle, deceive, or trick.
- v. To duplicate a photographic image.
- n. A person who has been deceived.
- n. A duplicate of a photographic image.
- n. A duplicate of an order receipt printed for kitchen staff.
- n. A duplicate.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who has been deceived or who is easily deceived; a gull.
- transitive v. To deceive; to trick; to mislead by imposing on one's credulity; to gull.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A person who is deceived; one who is led astray by false representations or conceptions; a victim of credulity: as, the dupe of a designing rogue; he is a dupe to his imagination.
- To deceive; trick; mislead by imposing on one's credulity: as, to dupe a person by flattery.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. fool or hoax
- n. a person who is tricked or swindled
French, from Old French, probably alteration of huppe, hoopoe (from the bird's stupid appearance); see hoopoe.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)