Synonyms of dupe in English:


See definition of dupe


1‘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


1‘you were an innocent dupe in Caroline's little game’


victim, gull, pawn, puppet, instrument

fool, simpleton, innocent

informal sucker, stooge, sitting duck, sitting target, soft touch, pushover, chump, muggins, charlie, fall guy

British informal mug

North American informal pigeon, patsy, sap, schlemiel, mark

Australian NZ informal dill

British informal, dated juggins


swindler, conman