Synonyms for hoax
- fake out
- play games with
- pull one's leg
- run a game on
- set up
- take for a ride
- take in
Antonyms for hoax
- be honest
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HOAX
Then it is no hoax after all; and I've been sitting down to dinner with a smuggler!'
What an odd thing it would be, aunt, if this should be all a hoax!'
I found it in vain to question him, and I suspect it is a hoax.
"It does not sound like a hoax," commented Admiral Timworth, at last.
Almost immediately it was announced that the news of the victory had been a hoax.
The Cardiff Giant, which Horace said "you might depend upon was a hoax."
"And if it's a hoax, you'd better——" and he puckered his brows in thought.
It was a hoax which should have far-reaching results, on a gigantic scale.
It was said that Mr. Sumner, on reading it, immediately pronounced it a hoax.
Mr. Tilton was the first to announce a belief that the book was a hoax.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR HOAX
- bill of goods
- con game
- cover up
- dirty pool
- dirty trick
- fast one
- fast shuffle
- run around
- shady deal
- shell game
- snow job