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1. hoax

noun. ['ˈhoʊks'] something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage.

Synonyms

  • humbug
  • shenanigan
  • goldbrick
  • chicanery
  • guile
  • fraud
  • fraudulence
  • trickery
  • chicane
  • wile
  • put-on

Antonyms

  • honesty
  • undeceive
  • lose

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Rhymes with Hoax

  • provokes
  • strokes
  • invokes
  • stokes
  • spokes
  • smokes
  • evokes
  • blokes
  • yolks
  • yokes
  • vokes
  • soaks
  • polk's
  • pokes
  • nokes
  • noakes
  • mokes
  • kokes
  • jokes
  • folks'
  • folks
  • folkes
  • cokes
  • coke's
  • coax
  • chokes
  • ochs
  • oaks'
  • oaks
  • oak's

How do you pronounce hoax?

Pronounce hoax as hoʊks.

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Sentences with hoax


1. Noun, singular or mass
Others think the entire thing is a hoax.

Quotes about hoax


1. He saw that science had become as great a hoax as religion, that nationalism was a farce, patriotism a fraud, education a form of leprosy, and that morals were for cannibals
- Henry Miller, The Time of the Assassins: a Study of Rimbaud

2. hoax

verb. ['ˈhoʊks'] subject to a playful hoax or joke.

Synonyms

  • play a joke on
  • deceive
  • cozen
  • pull someone's leg
  • lead on
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