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1. decoy

noun. ['dəˈkɔɪ'] something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed.

Synonyms

  • stool pigeon
  • device
  • fisherman's lure
  • chum
  • fish lure
  • trap
  • bait
  • ground bait

Antonyms

  • undercharge
  • divided
  • divide
  • free

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Rhymes with Decoy

  • underemploy
  • unemploy
  • redeploy
  • flournoy
  • destroy
  • quemoy
  • mcvoy
  • mcroy
  • mccloy
  • lacroix
  • illinois
  • employ
  • deploy
  • bolshoi
  • sgroi
  • savoy
  • polloi
  • mckoy
  • mccoy
  • malloy
  • lavoy
  • lafoy
  • laboy
  • enjoy
  • elroy
  • dejoy
  • deboy
  • alroy
  • troy
  • stoy

Sentences with decoy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place an alligator decoy close to the edge of the pond.

2. Adjective
The breed has also been referred to as decoy dog, Yarmouth toller, and little river duck dog.

3. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Move your heron decoy regularly to ensure that the heron continues to think that it is a real bird.

4. Verb, past tense
Move the alligator decoy regularly to convince local herons of its reality.

2. decoy

noun. ['dəˈkɔɪ'] a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot).

Synonyms

  • trickster
  • shill
  • cheat
  • slicker
  • beguiler
  • cheater
  • accomplice
  • confederate
  • steerer
  • roper

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • repel

3. decoy

verb. ['dəˈkɔɪ'] lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy.

Synonyms

  • tempt
  • entice
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