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See definition of hoodwinking on Dictionary.com
  • as indishonest
  • as infeint
  • as infraud
  • as inha-ha
  • as injoke

synonyms for hoodwinking

  • corrupt
  • crooked
  • deceitful
  • deceptive
  • false
  • fraudulent
  • misleading
  • shady
  • sneaky
  • underhanded
  • unfair
  • unprincipled
  • unscrupulous
  • untrustworthy
  • backbiting
  • bent
  • bluffing
  • cheating
  • crafty
  • cunning
  • deceiving
  • designing
  • disreputable
  • double-crossing
  • double-dealing
  • elusive
  • guileful
  • mendacious
  • perfidious
  • recreant
  • shifty
  • sinister
  • slippery
  • sneaking
  • swindling
  • traitorous
  • treacherous
  • tricky
  • two-faced
  • two-timing
  • unctuous
  • villainous
  • wily
  • ruse
  • artifice
  • bait
  • blind
  • bluff
  • cheat
  • deceit
  • distraction
  • dodge
  • duck
  • expedient
  • fake
  • gambit
  • hoax
  • imposture
  • make believe
  • maneuver
  • play
  • ploy
  • pretension
  • pretext
  • sham
  • shift
  • snare
  • stall
  • stratagem
  • subterfuge
  • trick
  • wile
  • mock attack

antonyms for hoodwinking

MOST RELEVANT
  • aboveboard
  • ethical
  • fair
  • faithful
  • forthright
  • frank
  • genuine
  • good
  • honest
  • honorable
  • just
  • moral
  • open
  • principled
  • real
  • reliable
  • straight
  • trustworthy
  • truthful
  • upright
  • valid
  • scrupulous
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How to use hoodwinking in a sentence

He did, in fact, succeed in hoodwinking some rich men of Smyrna.
HISTORY OF THE JEWS, VOL. V (OF 6)HEINRICH GRAETZ
He stood very quiet through bridling, hoodwinking and saddling.
IN TO THE YUKONWILLIAM SEYMOUR EDWARDS
You take everything at its proper worth; your clear-sightedness is extraordinary, there is no hoodwinking you.
LETTERS OF TWO BRIDESHONORE DE BALZAC
There was but one more day of "home life" before resuming the hoodwinking of the mentally excited historian of Thibet.
A FASCINATING TRAITORRICHARD HENRY SAVAGE
The only inference we can quite confidently draw is that he was hoodwinking them, though nothing definite seems to have resulted.
TEN TUDOR STATESMENARTHUR D. INNES
Did he believe in the Guiana mine, or was he, through all those strenuous years, hoodwinking the world?
SOME DIVERSIONS OF A MAN OF LETTERSEDMUND WILLIAM GOSSE
But the prisoners were not disposed to permit this deliberate hoodwinking of our protector to continue indefinitely.
SIXTEEN MONTHS IN FOUR GERMAN PRISONSHENRY CHARLES MAHONEY
If they do not mean this, they are hoodwinking workingmen and merely are seeking a change, not a reform.
WHY I AM OPPOSED TO SOCIALISMVARIOUS
But from the point of view of hoodwinking, that would be all to the good, wouldnt it?
ADRIENNE TONERANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
Then he and his followers worked up what seemed to them a clever scheme for hoodwinking the colonists.
STORIES OF LATER AMERICAN HISTORYWILBUR F. GORDY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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