hornswoggle was our Word of the Day on 01/04/2018. Hear the podcast!
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Examples of hornswoggle in a Sentence
I think we've been hornswoggled by that carnival barker.
Origin and Etymology of hornswoggle
First Known Use: circa 1829See Words from the same year
Synonymsbamboozle, beguile, bluff, buffalo, burn, catch, con, cozen, delude, dupe, fake out, fool, gaff, gammon, gull, have, have on [chiefly British], hoax, hoodwink, deceive, humbug, juggle, misguide, misinform, mislead, snooker, snow, spoof, string along, sucker, suck in, take in, trick
Related Wordskid, put on, tease; bleed, cheat, chisel, defraud, diddle, euchre, flam, fleece, gyp, hustle, mulct, rook, shortchange, skin, squeeze, stick, sting, swindle
Near Antonymsdebunk, expose, reveal, show up, uncloak, uncover, unmask; disclose, divulge, tell, unveil; disabuse, disenchant, disillusion
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