Synonyms for decoy

Synonyms for (noun) decoy

Synonyms: bait, lure, decoy

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

Similar words: device

Definition: an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose

Usage: the device is small enough to wear on your wrist; a device intended to conserve water


Synonyms: decoy, steerer

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

Similar words: accomplice, confederate

Definition: a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan)


Similar words: deceiver, beguiler, trickster, cheat, cheater, slicker

Definition: someone who leads you to believe something that is not true

Synonyms for (verb) decoy

Synonyms: decoy

Definition: lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy

Similar words: lure, tempt, entice

Definition: provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion

Usage: He lured me into temptation