Associations to the word «Decoy»


DECOY, noun. A person or object meant to lure something to danger.
DECOY, noun. A real or fake animal used by hunters to lure game.
DECOY, verb. To act or use a decoy.
DECOY, verb. (transitive) To lead into danger by artifice; to lure into a net or snare; to entrap.

Dictionary definition

DECOY, noun. A beguiler who leads someone into danger (usually as part of a plot).
DECOY, noun. Something used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed.
DECOY, verb. Lure or entrap with or as if with a decoy.

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.