hoax
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /həʊks/
  • (America) IPA: /hoʊks/
Verb

hoax (hoaxes, present participle hoaxing; past and past participle hoaxed)

  1. (transitive) To deceive (someone) by making them believe something that has been maliciously or mischievously fabricated.
Translations Noun

hoax (plural hoaxes)

  1. Anything deliberately intended to deceive or trick.
Synonyms
  • (deliberately false story or report) canard
Translations


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