hoaxer
noun see hoax I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hoaxer — Hoax er, n. One who hoaxes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hoaxer — [[t]ho͟ʊksə(r)[/t]] hoaxers N COUNT A hoaxer is someone who carries out a hoax. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • hoaxer — hoax ► NOUN ▪ a humorous or malicious deception. ► VERB ▪ deceive with a hoax. DERIVATIVES hoaxer noun. ORIGIN probably a contraction of obsolete hocus «trickery», from HOCUS POCUS(Cf. ↑hocus pocus) …   English terms dictionary

  • hoaxer — See hoax. * * * …   Universalium

  • hoaxer — noun Someone who does hoaxes. Syn: hoaxster See Also: hoax …   Wiktionary

  • hoaxer — Synonyms and related words: Artful Dodger, Casanova, Don Juan, Machiavel, Machiavelli, Machiavellian, actor, bamboozler, befuddler, beguiler, charmer, counterfeiter, deceiver, deluder, dissembler, dissimulator, dodger, double dealer, duper,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hoaxer — n. trickster, one who hoaxes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hoaxer — hoax·er …   English syllables

  • hoaxer — See: hoax …   English dictionary

  • hoaxer — noun someone who plays practical jokes on others • Syn: ↑prankster, ↑cut up, ↑trickster, ↑tricker, ↑practical joker • Derivationally related forms: ↑hoax, ↑trick ( …   Useful english dictionary

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