Synonyms of dupe in English:



  • her daughters were duped by a handsome Lothario
    deceive, trick, hoodwink, hoax, swindle, defraud, cheat, double-cross, gull, mislead, take in, fool, delude, misguide, lead on, inveigle, seduce, ensnare, entrap, beguile
    informal con, do, sting, gyp, rip off, diddle, swizzle, shaft, bilk, rook, bamboozle, finagle, pull the wool over someone's eyes, pull someone's leg, pull a fast one on, put one over on, sell a pup to, take to the cleaners
    North American informal sucker, snooker, stiff, euchre, bunco, hornswoggle
    Australian informal pull a swifty on
    archaic cozen, sharp
    rare mulct
  • noun

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  • you were an innocent dupe in Caroline's little game
    victim, gull, pawn, puppet, instrument;
    fool, simpleton, innocent
    British informal mug
    North American informal pigeon, patsy, sap, schlemiel, mark
    Australian/New Zealand informal dill
    British informal , dated juggins
    [Antonyms] swindler, conman
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