fake out

faked out; faking out; fakes out

Definition of fake out

transitive verb

: to deliberately mislead : fool, trick

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Examples of fake out in a Sentence

my friends faked me out for a whole day, letting me think that they had forgotten my birthday used a quick between-the-legs dribble to fake out the flat-footed defender

First Known Use of fake out

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fake out was in 1949

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meddlesome, informal, or unofficial

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