parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-onnoun
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-onnoun
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-onadjective
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, shamverb
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, assumeverb
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 inverb
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 onverb
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, applyverb
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 acrossverb
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 onverb
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?
We need to get back to 'How do you get to 50?' my focus will be on not turning back and getting into a food fight with people that might not agree with me completely — put on your big boy pants and take it.
With social media we're able to reach people around the globe -- it's so important, and it's also important that what you put on social media is the same product you get [ in person ]. I think we've done a good job with that.
My grandma gave me the gift of being put on this path, to be able to both honor her and to honor our people here, that's the reason for life.
Every time I put on this uniform, I think of Jackie Robinson.
Those of us who have worked in global health are familiar with the decisions that had to be made in Africa during the Ebola epidemic, if I have one ventilator and two people who need it, and one is a 13-year-old-boy who is likely to recover, and the other is an 80-year-old woman who is demented and has sacral decubiti, who do I intubate and put on the ventilator ? In that case, the decision is made on the likelihood of recovery and quality of life.
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