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Noun: decoy  'dee,koy or di'koy
  1. A beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
    - steerer
     
  2. Something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
    - bait, lure
Verb: decoy  'dee,koy or di'koy
  1. Lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy

Derived forms: decoyed, decoying, decoys

Type of: accomplice, beguiler, cheat, cheater, confederate, deceiver, device, entice, lure, slicker, tempt, trickster

Part of: trap

Encyclopedia: Decoy