Synonyms and Antonyms of hoaxer
a dishonest person who uses clever means to cheat others out of something of value
- If it sounds too good to be true, you're probably dealing with a hoaxer in a boiler room somewhere.
bilk, bilker, cheat, cheater, chiseler (or chiseller), confidence man, cozener, defrauder, dodger, finagler, scammer, shark, sharper, swindler, trickster
bluffer, charlatan, fake, faker, humbug, impostor (or imposter), mountebank, phony (also phoney), pretender, quack, ringer, sham
adventurer, fox, knave, prankster, rascal, rogue
slicker, smoothy (or smoothie), wheeler-dealer
plotter, schemer, sneak, sneaker
one who makes false claims of identity or expertise
- His college roommate turned out be a complete hoaxer and not the son of a wealthy shipping tycoon he said he was.
charlatan, fake, faker, fraud, humbug, impostor (or imposter), mountebank, phony (also phoney), pretender, quack, ringer, sham
copycat, imitator, impersonator, mimic
actor, bluffer, counterfeiter, deceiver, dissembler, duper, feigner, misleader, operator, trickster
cozener, defrauder, dodger, scammer, sharper, sharpie (or sharpy), skinner, swindler
ace, adept, authority, crackerjack (also crackajack), expert, maestro, master, past master, professional, virtuoso, whiz, wizard