Simple Definition of hoodwink
: to deceive or trick (someone)
Examples of hoodwink
Don't let yourself be hoodwinked into buying things you don't need.
<Tom Sawyer famously hoodwinked the other boys into thinking there was nothing more enjoyable than whitewashing a fence.>
Origin of hoodwink
1hood + wink
First Known Use: 1562
Rhymes with hoodwink
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