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1. An act intended to deceive or trick.
2. Something that has been established or accepted by fraudulent means.
tr.v. hoaxed, hoax·ing, hoax·es
To deceive or cheat by using a hoax.
[Perhaps alteration of hocus.]
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|Noun||1.||hoaxer - someone who plays practical jokes on others|
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noun trickster, joker, prankster, spoofer (informal), humbug, bamboozler (informal), hoodwinker, practical joker She will enjoy permanent fame as a literary hoaxer.
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