HyperDic: dupery

English > 1 sense of the word dupery:
NOUNactdupery, fraud, fraudulence, hoax, humbug, put-onsomething intended to deceive
English > dupery: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningSomething intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage.
Synonymsfraud, fraudulence, hoax, humbug, put-on
NarrowergoldbrickAnything that is supposed to be valuable but turns out to be worthless
Broadertrickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenaniganThe use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
Spanishbulo, camelo, engañifa, engaño, filfa, fraude, mistificación, pastrana, patraña, trampa
Catalanfraudulència, innocentada, jugada, mistificació, trampa, truc
Verbsdupefool or hoax

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