parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on(noun)
a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
jeer, fraud, prank, joke, trick, scoff, takeoff, caper, farce comedy, parody, hoax, spoof, humbug, farce, burlesque, travesty, scoffing, antic, pasquinade, jeering, mockery, sendup, lampoon, dupery, charade, fraudulence
fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on(noun)
something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
pasquinade, tarradiddle, duplicity, drool, twaddle, bilgewater, caper, burlesque, fraud, parody, baloney, takeoff, joke, mockery, tommyrot, humbug, pretender, charade, fake, faker, impostor, role player, hoax, sham, fraudulence, dupery, pseud, trick, pseudo, antic, lampoon, shammer, snake oil, travesty, sendup, tosh, boloney, deceit, taradiddle, spoof, imposter, bosh, prank
antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-on(adj)
a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
pasquinade, thaumaturgy, gag, john, sendup, deception, legerdemain, magic trick, parody, job, jest, capriole, fraud, whoremaster, clowning, takeoff, caper, mockery, humbug, charade, frivolity, jape, jocularity, play, joke, buffoonery, romp, fraudulence, fast one, dupery, trick, illusion, magic, lampoon, harlequinade, antic, hoax, travesty, whoremonger, laugh, gambol, frolic, burlesque, spoof, conjuring trick, prank, japery, conjuration
assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham(verb)
adopted in order to deceive
"an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"
wear, put on, get into, don, assume(verb)
put clothing on one's body
"What should I wear today?"; "He put on his best suit for the wedding"; "The princess donned a long blue dress"; "The queen assumed the stately robes"; "He got into his jeans"
wear thin, dupe, put one over, seize, take, simulate, befool, slang, hold out, tire, don, put on, endure, wear out, put one across, acquire, move into, adopt, strike, have on, take for granted, come in, assume, take over, gain, presume, take in, go into, break, fall apart, jade, apply, arrogate, tire out, wear upon, turn in, get into, sham, bust, get in, usurp, wear off, gull, outwear, cod, fool, enter, wear down, accept, weary, take on, feign, fatigue, mount, go in, take up, tangle with, fag out, wear, bear
add to something existing
"She put on a sun room"
put on the stove or ready for cooking
"put on the tea, please!"
put on, turn in(verb)
carry out (performances)
"They turned in a splendid effort"; "They turned in top jobs for the second straight game"
dupe, go to bed, hit the sack, gull, deliver, gain, put one over, get into, slang, fork out, go to sleep, sack out, put one across, turn in, put on, render, befool, hand over, cod, crawl in, kip down, assume, take in, wear, hit the hay, mount, fork over, fool, bed, don, apply, fork up, retire
add to the odometer
"He put on 1,000 miles on this trip"
mount, put on(verb)
prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance
"mount a theater production"; "mount an attack"; "mount a play"
get on, put one over, gull, gain, bestride, turn in, get into, slang, climb on, wax, dupe, assume, put on, apply, go up, don, cod, mount up, put one across, take in, befool, wear, climb up, ride, rise, fool, jump on, hop on, climb, mount
put on, apply(verb)
apply to a surface
"She applied paint to the back of the house"; "Put on make-up!"
dupe, use, gull, gain, put one over, get into, enforce, slang, practice, hold, put one across, turn in, put on, utilize, befool, cod, give, assume, take in, wear, lend oneself, mount, employ, fool, implement, don, go for, apply, utilise
gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across(verb)
fool or hoax
"The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"
earn, draw, take in, put one over, gather in, suck up, assimilate, invite, befool, catch, slang, imbibe, make, pull in, don, put on, tantalise, put one across, take, have, suck, adopt, view, rally, tease, assume, see, fool around, horse around, gain, fool away, fritter, ingest, realise, apply, ride, turn in, get into, sop up, watch, receive, fritter away, arse around, clear, razz, frivol away, gull, take up, soak up, tantalize, cod, dissipate, fool, shoot, bring in, overhear, rag, mount, taunt, wear, dupe, realize, consume, absorb, collect, bait, twit, suck in
gain, put on(verb)
increase (one's body weight)
"She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"
earn, take in, benefit, pull in, befool, gather, hit, arrive at, attain, win, slang, don, put on, put one across, pull ahead, acquire, make headway, fool, advance, make, assume, put one over, gain, realise, apply, turn in, gain ground, clear, gull, profit, get into, cod, dupe, derive, reach, bring in, wear, mount, realize, get ahead
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How to use put-on in a sentence?
It's easier to put on slippers than to carpet the whole world.
That kind of pressure, when it's put on for general policy issues, helps us think.
But if I put on my paranoia hat, this could have been catastrophic, if you are a big intelligence agency somewhere in the world and you want to harvest as much information as possible, you of course go for the convergence points, it's a given fact.
When there was a cute guy, women would put on lipstick. The idea [ at SuperShe island ] is, hey, focus on yourself — don’t try to get your hormones up.
We need to wait two years, three years to have a house built because of the lack of craftsmen, we are being put on the back burner.
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