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Related / Similar Words: antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade

 

Definition:
  • a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement;
  • something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage;
  • a composition that imitates somebody''s style in a humorous way;

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    Hyponyms: dirty trick, practical joke, goldbrick, Piltdown man, Piltdown hoax

     

    Derivational Morphology: clown, clown around, antic, gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across, humbug, hoax, pull someone's leg, play a joke on, spoof, burlesque, parody, take off, satirize, satirise, lampoon

     

     
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