Definition of Hoax

1. Noun. Something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage.

Exact synonyms: Dupery, Fraud, Fraudulence, Humbug, Put-on
Generic synonyms: Chicane, Chicanery, Guile, Shenanigan, Trickery, Wile
Specialized synonyms: Goldbrick
Derivative terms: Dupe, Fraudulent, Humbug, Put On



2. Verb. Subject to a playful hoax or joke.
Exact synonyms: Play A Joke On, Pull Someone's Leg
Generic synonyms: Cozen, Deceive, Delude, Lead On
Derivative terms: Hoaxer

Definition of Hoax

1. n. A deception for mockery or mischief; a deceptive trick or story; a practical joke.

2. v. t. To deceive by a story or a trick, for sport or mischief; to impose upon sportively.

Definition of Hoax

1. Verb. (transitive) To deceive (someone) by making them believe something which has been maliciously or mischievously fabricated. ¹

2. Noun. Anything deliberately intended to deceive or trick. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hoax

1. to deceive [v -ED, -ING, -ES] - See also: deceive

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hoax

hoary marmots
hoary pea
hoary plantain
hoary puccoon
hoary willow
hoas
hoast
hoasted
hoasting
hoastman
hoastmen
hoasts
hoatzin
hoatzines
hoatzins
hoax (current term)
hoaxed
hoaxee
hoaxees
hoaxer
hoaxers
hoaxes
hoaxing
hoaxlike
hoaxster
hoaxter
hoazin
hoazins
hob
hob-nailed

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