Thesaurus > Related Words: hoax

  Words related to hoax

Related / Similar Words: fraud, fraudulence, dupery, humbug, put-on, pull someone's leg, play a joke on

 

Definition:
  • something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage;
  • subject to a palyful hoax or joke;

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    Hyponyms: goldbrick, Piltdown man, Piltdown hoax

     

    Derivational Morphology: gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across, humbug, pull someone's leg, play a joke on, fraud, fraudulence, dupery, put-on, prankster, cut-up, trickster, tricker, hoaxer, practical joker

     

     
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