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hoax

noun

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an imitation that is passed off as genuine
  • The skeleton of the purported ancient hominid turned out to be a hoax.
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hoax

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hoax

to cause to believe what is untrue
  • a skilled forger who hoaxed the art world into believing that the paintings were long-lost Vermeers
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do a number on, lead one down the garden path (also lead one up the garden path), pull one's leg, pull the wool over one's eyes

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