[ US /dəˈkɔɪ/ ]
- a beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot)
- something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
- lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy
How To Use decoy In A Sentence
- I was told last night that this storyboarded ending was only ever used to decoy the studio away from the real ending, which is the one they shot.
- Decoys that can confuse the homing sensor in the interceptor are the Achilles' heel of this system.
- The western carvers produced decoys solely for the purpose of luring waterfowl.
- The takeaway here: If you set your decoys right and hide well, waterfowling is a close-range sport. Why You Miss Ducks (And Other Insights From Our Waterfowl Guide Survey)
- The soldiers were decoyed to a border region while the Viet Cong mounted a major offensive in the urban areas.
- Elmer and Mr Nordberg haul in the decoys and Bob and Cully climb out.
- Gaisberg summed it up in his memoirs: ‘Caruso was the decoy that brought other hesitating celebrities to our recording studios.’
- Infrared decoy which is used to disturb enemy infrared tracking system and infrared hide star shell which improves stadia of infrared equipment are paid great attention by army.
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- Almost every grower had little option but to trap bullfinches (using cage-traps complete with a live decoy) during the winter and spring.