(noun, verb)


1. a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)

Similar word(s): steerer

Definition categories: person, accomplice, confederate, beguiler, cheat, cheater, deceiver, slicker, trickster

2. something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed

Similar word(s): bait, lure

Definition categories: man–made, device


1. lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy

Definition categories: social, entice, lure, tempt

Sentences with decoy as a verb:

- to decoy troops into an ambush; to decoy ducks into a net