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And he gently pushed me toward the door, taking me for a hoaxer or a madman.

This, by the way, was a compromising statement on our hoaxer's part.

He received the thousand francs from Florentine and returned to bet on his hoaxer.

Your Parisian hoaxer likes a dash of Grand Guignol horrors in his jokelet.

My chattering friend here occasionally asks them, and he is a hoaxer.

WORD ORIGIN

1796 (v.), 1808 (n.), probably an alteration of hocus "conjurer, juggler" (1630s), or directly from hocus-pocus. Related: Hoaxed; hoaxing.

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