As nouns the difference between feint and dupe
is that feint
is a movement made to confuse the opponent, a dummy while dupe
As a verb feint
is to make a feint, or mock attack.
As an adjective feint
is (obsolete) feigned; counterfeit.
To make a feint, or mock attack.
(to make a counterfeit move to confuse an opponent
* Finnish: (t
* Maori: (t
(obsolete) Feigned; counterfeit.
* John Locke
(fencing, boxing, war) (of an attack) directed toward a different part from the intended strike
- Dressed up into any feint appearance of it.
A movement made to confuse the opponent, a dummy
That which is feigned; an assumed or false appearance; a pretense; a stratagem; a fetch.
(fencing, boxing, war) An offensive movement resembling an attack in all but its continuance
The narrowest rule used in the production of lined writing paper (C19: Variant of FAINT)
- Courtley's letter is but a feint to get off.
To swindle, deceive, or trick.
A person who has been deceived.
* See also
Abbreviation of duplicate
- Can you dupe this photo for me?
(photography) A duplicate of a photographic image.
(restaurant industry) A duplicate of an order receipt printed for kitchen staff.
(informal) A duplicate.