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horn·swog·gle

 (hôrn′swŏg′əl)
tr.v. horn·swog·gled, horn·swog·gling, horn·swog·gles Chiefly Northern & Western US
To bamboozle; deceive.

[Origin unknown.]

hornswoggle

(ˈhɔːnˌswɒɡəl)
vb
(tr) slang to cheat or trick; bamboozle
[C19: of unknown origin]

horn•swog•gle

(ˈhɔrnˌswɒg əl)

v.t. -gled, -gling. Slang.
to swindle, cheat, hoodwink, or hoax.
[1815–25; of uncertain orig.]

hornswoggle


Past participle: hornswoggled
Gerund: hornswoggling

Imperative
hornswoggle
hornswoggle
Present
I hornswoggle
you hornswoggle
he/she/it hornswoggles
we hornswoggle
you hornswoggle
they hornswoggle
Preterite
I hornswoggled
you hornswoggled
he/she/it hornswoggled
we hornswoggled
you hornswoggled
they hornswoggled
Present Continuous
I am hornswoggling
you are hornswoggling
he/she/it is hornswoggling
we are hornswoggling
you are hornswoggling
they are hornswoggling
Present Perfect
I have hornswoggled
you have hornswoggled
he/she/it has hornswoggled
we have hornswoggled
you have hornswoggled
they have hornswoggled
Past Continuous
I was hornswoggling
you were hornswoggling
he/she/it was hornswoggling
we were hornswoggling
you were hornswoggling
they were hornswoggling
Past Perfect
I had hornswoggled
you had hornswoggled
he/she/it had hornswoggled
we had hornswoggled
you had hornswoggled
they had hornswoggled
Future
I will hornswoggle
you will hornswoggle
he/she/it will hornswoggle
we will hornswoggle
you will hornswoggle
they will hornswoggle
Future Perfect
I will have hornswoggled
you will have hornswoggled
he/she/it will have hornswoggled
we will have hornswoggled
you will have hornswoggled
they will have hornswoggled
Future Continuous
I will be hornswoggling
you will be hornswoggling
he/she/it will be hornswoggling
we will be hornswoggling
you will be hornswoggling
they will be hornswoggling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hornswoggling
you have been hornswoggling
he/she/it has been hornswoggling
we have been hornswoggling
you have been hornswoggling
they have been hornswoggling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hornswoggling
you will have been hornswoggling
he/she/it will have been hornswoggling
we will have been hornswoggling
you will have been hornswoggling
they will have been hornswoggling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hornswoggling
you had been hornswoggling
he/she/it had been hornswoggling
we had been hornswoggling
you had been hornswoggling
they had been hornswoggling
Conditional
I would hornswoggle
you would hornswoggle
he/she/it would hornswoggle
we would hornswoggle
you would hornswoggle
they would hornswoggle
Past Conditional
I would have hornswoggled
you would have hornswoggled
he/she/it would have hornswoggled
we would have hornswoggled
you would have hornswoggled
they would have hornswoggled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hornswoggle - deprive of by deceithornswoggle - deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
short, short-change - cheat someone by not returning him enough money
cheat, rip off, chisel - deprive somebody of something by deceit; "The con-man beat me out of $50"; "This salesman ripped us off!"; "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme"; "They chiseled me out of my money"
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