Meaning of “dupe” in the English Dictionary

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dupeverb [ T ]

us /dup/

to cheat someone by telling lies or by deceiving the person:

They duped me into giving them money by saying it would go to charity.

dupenoun [ C ]

us /dup/

someone who has been tricked:

an innocent dupe

(Definition of “dupe” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)