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Definition of Dupe

Dupe

  1. One who has been deceived or who is easily deceived; a gull; as, the dupe of a schemer.
  2. To deceive; to trick; to mislead by imposing on one's credulity; to gull; as, dupe one by flattery.

Dupe Quotations

A hypocrite despises those whom he deceives, but has no respect for himself. He would make a dupe of himself too, if he could.
William Hazlitt

As to the deceit perpetrated upon women, let it pass, for, when love is in the way, men and women as a general rule dupe each other.
Giacomo Casanova

Robert Pattinson has the face of a film-noir dupe. It's a face that is searching and open and kind. It's a face that a certain type of woman might want to fool because, in its intensely old-fashioned kindness, the face says, I love you. Fool me.
Wesley Morris

A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true.
Demosthenes

The dupe of friendship, and the fool of love; have I not reason to hate and to despise myself? Indeed I do; and chiefly for not having hated and despised the world enough.
William Hazlitt
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Dupe Translations

dupe in Hungarian is balek
dupe in Latin is frustro
dupe in Norwegian is narre, lure, lettlurt
dupe in Swedish is narra, lura