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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
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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
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hoodwink

(ˈhudwiŋk) verb
to trick or deceive.
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References in classic literature ?
And yet you found it a perfectly simple matter to hoodwink me whenever you chose!"
How else do you suppose she could feel to be told that she had been hoodwinked, and kept from her duty and a man's heart very likely broken, to save the respectability of a worn-out old family.
M'Lellan, who was at the river bank, advanced to guard the goods, when one of the savages at tempted to hoodwink him with his buffalo robe with one hand, and to stab him with the other.