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hood·wink

 (ho͝od′wĭngk′)
tr.v. hood·winked, hood·wink·ing, hood·winks
1. To deceive or swindle by deception. See Synonyms at deceive.
2. Archaic To blindfold.
3. Obsolete To conceal.

hood′wink′er n.
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hoodwink

(ˈhʊdˌwɪŋk)
vb (tr)
1. to dupe; trick
2. obsolete to cover or hide
[C16: originally, to cover the eyes with a hood, blindfold]
ˈhoodˌwinker n
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hood•wink

(ˈhʊdˌwɪŋk)

v.t. -winked, -wink•ing.
1. to deceive or trick.
2. Archaic. to blindfold.
3. Obs. to cover or hide.
[1555–65; hood1 + wink1]
hood′wink`a•ble, adj.
hood′wink`er, n.
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hoodwink


Past participle: hoodwinked
Gerund: hoodwinking

Imperative
hoodwink
hoodwink
Present
I hoodwink
you hoodwink
he/she/it hoodwinks
we hoodwink
you hoodwink
they hoodwink
Preterite
I hoodwinked
you hoodwinked
he/she/it hoodwinked
we hoodwinked
you hoodwinked
they hoodwinked
Present Continuous
I am hoodwinking
you are hoodwinking
he/she/it is hoodwinking
we are hoodwinking
you are hoodwinking
they are hoodwinking
Present Perfect
I have hoodwinked
you have hoodwinked
he/she/it has hoodwinked
we have hoodwinked
you have hoodwinked
they have hoodwinked
Past Continuous
I was hoodwinking
you were hoodwinking
he/she/it was hoodwinking
we were hoodwinking
you were hoodwinking
they were hoodwinking
Past Perfect
I had hoodwinked
you had hoodwinked
he/she/it had hoodwinked
we had hoodwinked
you had hoodwinked
they had hoodwinked
Future
I will hoodwink
you will hoodwink
he/she/it will hoodwink
we will hoodwink
you will hoodwink
they will hoodwink
Future Perfect
I will have hoodwinked
you will have hoodwinked
he/she/it will have hoodwinked
we will have hoodwinked
you will have hoodwinked
they will have hoodwinked
Future Continuous
I will be hoodwinking
you will be hoodwinking
he/she/it will be hoodwinking
we will be hoodwinking
you will be hoodwinking
they will be hoodwinking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hoodwinking
you have been hoodwinking
he/she/it has been hoodwinking
we have been hoodwinking
you have been hoodwinking
they have been hoodwinking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hoodwinking
you will have been hoodwinking
he/she/it will have been hoodwinking
we will have been hoodwinking
you will have been hoodwinking
they will have been hoodwinking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hoodwinking
you had been hoodwinking
he/she/it had been hoodwinking
we had been hoodwinking
you had been hoodwinking
they had been hoodwinking
Conditional
I would hoodwink
you would hoodwink
he/she/it would hoodwink
we would hoodwink
you would hoodwink
they would hoodwink
Past Conditional
I would have hoodwinked
you would have hoodwinked
he/she/it would have hoodwinked
we would have hoodwinked
you would have hoodwinked
they would have hoodwinked
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hoodwink - influence by slynesshoodwink - influence by slyness      
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"
2.hoodwink - conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end; "He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well"
deceive, lead astray, betray - cause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"
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hoodwink

verb deceive, trick, fool, cheat, con (informal), kid (informal), mislead, hoax, dupe, gull (archaic), delude, swindle, rook (slang), bamboozle (informal), take (someone) for a ride (informal), lead up the garden path (informal), sell a pup, pull a fast one on (informal), cozen, befool Many people are hoodwinked by the so-called beauty industry.
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hoodwink

verb
To cause to accept what is false, especially by trickery or misrepresentation:
Informal: bamboozle, have.
Slang: four-flush.
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Translations
يَخْدَع
oblafnout
bedragefuppe
blekkja
apmauti
piemānītpiemuļķot
oblafnúť
kafese koymakkandırmak

hoodwink

[ˈhʊdwɪŋk] VTengañar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hoodwink

[ˈhʊdwɪŋk] vttromper
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hoodwink

vt (inf)(he)reinlegen (inf); to hoodwink somebody into doing somethingjdn dazu verleiten, etw zu tun; they hoodwinked him into signing the contracter ließ sich von ihnen (dazu) verleiten, den Vertrag zu unterschreiben; I was hoodwinked into buying an imitationman hat mir eine Imitation angedreht (inf)
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hoodwink

[ˈhʊdˌwɪŋk] vtgabbare, imbrogliare, infinocchiare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hoodwink

(ˈhudwiŋk) verb
to trick or deceive.
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