Synonyms for hoax

Synonyms for (noun) hoax

Synonyms: dupery, hoax, humbug, fraud, fraudulence, put-on

Definition: something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

Similar words: guile, trickery, shenanigan, chicane, chicanery, wile

Definition: the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)

Synonyms for (verb) hoax

Synonyms: pull someone's leg, play a joke on, hoax

Definition: subject to a playful hoax or joke

Similar words: cozen, deceive, delude, lead on

Definition: be false to; be dishonest with

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