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Synonyms for hoax
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on(verb)

    something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

    Synonyms:
    pasquinade, put-on, tarradiddle, duplicity, drool, twaddle, bilgewater, caper, burlesque, fraud, parody, baloney, takeoff, joke, mockery, tommyrot, humbug, pretender, charade, fake, faker, impostor, role player, sham, fraudulence, dupery, pseud, trick, pseudo, antic, lampoon, shammer, snake oil, travesty, sendup, tosh, boloney, deceit, taradiddle, spoof, imposter, bosh, prank

  2. hoax, pull someone's leg, play a joke on(verb)

    subject to a playful hoax or joke

    Synonyms:
    play tricks, play a joke on, play a trick on, trick, flim-flam, fox, fob, pull a fast one on, pull someone's leg

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hoax

    Synonyms:
    befool, gammon, bamboozle, dupe, trick, trepan

    Antonyms:
    guide, enlighten, undeceive, inform, direct, correct, regulate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hoax(n.)

    Synonyms:
    deception (for sport), cheat, fraud, imposition, practical joke

  2. hoax(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    deceive (jocosely), cheat, impose upon

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    prank, joke, deception, carve-up, scam, deceit, trick

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