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Synonyms for hoax
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.0 / 5 votes

  1. hoax

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

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

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-onverb

    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 onverb

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes1.0 / 2 votes

  1. hoaxnoun

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

  2. hoaxverb

    Synonyms:
    deceive (jocosely), cheat, impose upon

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "hoax":

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

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Hoax":

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How to use hoax in a sentence?

  1. Michael Duffey:

    The radical left Democrats are trying to rip our nation apart, first it was the Russia hoax, total hoax. It was a failed overthrow attempt and the biggest fraud in the history of our country and then you look, the Mueller deal, you remember that mess ? They had nothing.

  2. Scott Applewhite -RRB- Hannity:

    Democrats are now attempting to investigate, believe it or not, the Russia hoax for yet a fifth time. Today they moved forward with a plan. They want to go after the A.G. And former White House counsel, Don McGahn ... and hold them in contempt for refusing to participate in their sham hearings.

  3. Donald Trump:

    When will this very expensive Witch Hunt Hoax ever end?

  4. David Burkard:

    I've had a lot of people say... I'm a hoax. I had someone report me to Facebook for being a fake profile.

  5. Donald Trump:

    First it was the Russia hoax -- then it was the Mueller witch hunt, weve been going through this from before the election took place. A bunch of bad people, and then, one of the single greatest lies ever told by anybody in this government. ... and now the absolutely crazed lunatics, the Democrats, the radical left, and their media partners standing right back there, are pushing the deranged impeachment witch hunt, for doing nothing wrong. We did nothing wrong -- and theyre doing nothing.


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