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fake out

verb

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1 to cause to believe what is untrue
  • my friends faked me out for a whole day, letting me think that they had forgotten my birthday

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2 to elude (an opponent in a sports contest) by making a deceptive or agile movement
  • used a quick between-the-legs dribble to fake out the flat-footed defender

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The first known use of fake out was in 1949

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faked out

fake out

faker

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“Fake out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fake%20out. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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