hoax - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/həʊks/
present tense
I/you/we/theyhoax
he/she/ithoaxes
present participlehoaxing
past tensehoaxed
past participlehoaxed
  1. to trick someone deliberately with a hoax

derived word

hoaxer

noun [countable]
singularhoaxer
pluralhoaxers