decoy[ noun dee-koi, dih-koi; verb dih-koi ]SEE DEFINITION OF decoy
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DECOY
About sundown he took in his decoy Hen, as Owls were abundant, and went back to his camp.
I want you, besides, to act as a decoy in a case I have already told you of.
And in this trap of Iblis was decoy enough for a poor mouse like me.
The comparison of the mind to a block of wax, or to a decoy of birds, is found wanting.
One of the Indians then stationed himself as a decoy, and howled like a wolf.
I am to decoy the young thing away by making her believe as I'm her husband, eh?
“That is the sort of decoy they use in our country,” Jethro said.
I durst not follow them; for it might be a feint to decoy me from my post.
No, he has put forward as the decoy my colleague, Croffut,—perhaps you know him?
These are placed on the ground, by a hedge, and near them a decoy goldfinch in a cage.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DECOY
- con artist
- lip server
- wolf in sheep's clothing