Meaning of DECOY in English



Officer Jane Langlois acted as a decoy to catch the rapist.

The burglars started the fire as a decoy so that they could escape from police.

You act as a decoy and we'll sneak out the back.


During those tests kill vehicles would have to find their targets among an array of decoys and countermeasures.

Elmer and Mr Nordberg haul in the decoys and Bob and Cully climb out.

He knew it was a decoy , but could find no other.

It was a decoy to hide the fact that they were also killing members of the political opposition.

It was an irresistible lure, like the quack of a decoy duck.

On the drive down, he had given some thought to using her as a decoy .

They use them as a decoy for surface to air missiles and they will do that during training.

Two will be described here: pillow mounds and former rabbit warrens, and decoys for taking wildfowl.

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