See also: dupé, dupę, and düpe

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French duper, from Middle French duppe, alteration of huppe (hoopoe), from Latin, onomatopoeic.

NounEdit

dupe (plural dupes)

  1. A person who has been deceived.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:dupe
Related termsEdit
TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

dupe (third-person singular simple present dupes, present participle duping, simple past and past participle duped)

  1. To swindle, deceive, or trick.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Clipping of duplicate.

NounEdit

dupe (plural dupes)

  1. (photography) A duplicate of a photographic image.
  2. (restaurant industry) A duplicate of an order receipt printed for kitchen staff.
  3. (informal) A duplicate.
  4. (informal, TikTok) A counterfeit; a fake.
    • 2020 March 1, Megan Graham, “TikTok teens are obsessed with fake luxury products”, in CNBC[1]:
      TikTok could potentially be liable if lots of users are directing other users to the sales of dupes, she said, and she said if users have an affiliate relationship with the sellers of counterfeit goods, they could also potentially be liable.
Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

dupe (third-person singular simple present dupes, present participle duping, simple past and past participle duped)

  1. (transitive) To duplicate.
    Synonyms: double; see also Thesaurus:duplicate
    Antonyms: dedupe, halve
    Can you dupe this photo for me?
    • 2018, Richard Powers, The Overstory, Vintage (2019), page 379:
      That night, a shaken camera operator dupes the tape and leaks a copy to the press.

AnagramsEdit


BubeEdit

NounEdit

dupe

  1. ghost

DescendantsEdit

  • English: duppy

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French dupe, from Middle French [Term?].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dupe m (plural dupes)

  1. victim

SynonymsEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dupe f (plural dupes)

  1. a person who has been deceived
    être dupeto be taken in, be fooled, be duped

Usage notesEdit

  • A negative polarity item, very often found in the construction ne pas être dupe.

VerbEdit

dupe

  1. inflection of duper:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further readingEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *dupę.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

dȕpe n (Cyrillic spelling ду̏пе)

  1. (vulgar) ass
    Imaš l(ij)epo dupe.You have a nice ass.
    Synonym: gùzica

DeclensionEdit


West MakianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

dupe

  1. (transitive) to throw away
  2. (transitive) to drop (an anchor)

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of dupe (action verb)
singular plural
inclusive exclusive
1st person todupe modupe adupe
2nd person nodupe fodupe
3rd person inanimate idupe dodupe
animate
imperative nudupe, dupe fudupe, dupe

ReferencesEdit

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[2], Pacific linguistics