名词:decoyer 动词过去式:decoyed 过去分词:decoyed 现在分词:decoying 第三人称单数:decoys
(a) (real or imitation) bird or animal used to attract others so that they can be shot or trapped （用于诱捕鸟兽的）动物（或仿制物）.
(b) (fig 比喻) person or thing used to lure sb into a position of danger 用于引诱某人落入圈套的人或物.
v [Tn, Tn.pr] trick (a person or an animal) into a place of danger by using a decoy 用诱饵诱骗（某人或动物）落入圈套
*He was decoyed by a false message (into entering enemy territory). 他被假情报诱骗（进入敌区）.
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: Dutch;Origin: de cooi 'the cage' (= structure of bars for keeping animals in)]
someone or something that is used to trick someone into going somewhere or doing something, so that you can catch them, attack them etc
Officer Langley acted as a decoy to catch the rapist.
a model of a bird used to attract wild birds so that you can watch them or shoot them