Definition of Decoy. Meaning of Decoy. Synonyms of Decoy

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Definition of Decoy

Decoy
Decoy De*coy", n. 1. Anything intended to lead into a snare; a lure that deceives and misleads into danger, or into the power of an enemy; a bait. 2. A fowl, or the likeness of one, used by sportsmen to entice other fowl into a net or within shot. 3. A place into which wild fowl, esp. ducks, are enticed in order to take or shoot them. 4. A person employed by officers of justice, or parties exposed to injury, to induce a suspected person to commit an offense under circumstances that will lead to his detection.

Meaning of Decoy from wikipedia

- A decoy (derived from the duck-coy, "duck cage") is usually a person, device, or event meant as a distraction, to hide what an individual or a group might...
- Decoy is a 1984 album by jazz musician Miles Davis, recorded in 1983. It features keyboardist Robert Irving III and guitarist John Scofield contributing...
- In marketing, the decoy effect (or attraction effect or asymmetric dominance effect) is the phenomenon whereby consumers will tend to have a specific...
- A decoy receptor is a receptor that is able to recognize and bind specific growth factors or cytokines efficiently, but is not structurally able to signal...
- A political decoy is a person emplo**** to impersonate a politician, to draw attention away from the real person or to take risks on that person's behalf...
- The Decoy Bride is a 2011 British romantic comedy film written by comedian Sally Phillips and Neil Jaworski, and starring David Tennant, Alice Eve and...
- A decoy is a person, device, or event meant to distract. Decoy or Decoys may also refer to: Decoy (1934 film), a German crime film Decoy (1946 film), an...
- Decoy cells are virally infected epithelial cells that can be found in the urine. Decoy cells owe their name to their strong resemblance to cancer cells...
- The Decoy is the name of a number of films: The Decoy (1914 film) The Decoy (1915 film) The Decoy (1916 film) The Decoy (1918 film) The Decoy (2006 film)...
- Decoy (also titled Decoy Police Woman) is a groundbreaking American crime drama television series created for syndication and initially broadcast from...
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