dupe

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See also: dupé, dupę, and düpe

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

dupe (plural dupes)

  1. A person who has been deceived.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:dupe
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Verb[edit]

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

  1. To swindle, deceive, or trick.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of duplicate.

Noun[edit]

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.
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Verb[edit]

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.

Anagrams[edit]


Bube[edit]

Noun[edit]

dupe

  1. ghost

Descendants[edit]

  • English: duppy

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dupe m (plural dupes)

  1. victim

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dupe f (plural dupes)

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

Usage notes[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

dupe

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

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *dupę.

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Noun[edit]

dȕpe n (Cyrillic spelling ду̏пе)

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

Declension[edit]


West Makian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dupe

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

Conjugation[edit]

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

References[edit]

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