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There are 3 meanings of the word Decoy.

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Decoy - as a noun

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

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Something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed

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Decoy - as a verb

Lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy

Example Sentences

"The hunter used a decoy to attract ducks."
"The police set up a decoy car to catch the thief."
"The spy used a decoy to divert attention from the main objective."
"The fisherman used a decoy bait to attract the big fish."
"The hunters hid in a blind while using a duck decoy."
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Word Game Points

Is DECOY a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, decoy is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

DECOY has a SCRABBLE points total of 11.

Is DECOY a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, decoy is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
DECOY has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is DECOY a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, decoy is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
DECOY has a WORDFEUD points total of 12.

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