hornswoggle
transitive verb (-swoggled; hornswoggling) Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1829 slang bamboozle, hoax

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  • hornswoggle — to cheat, 1829, probably a fanciful formation …   Etymology dictionary

  • hornswoggle — ☆ hornswoggle [hôrn′swäg΄əl ] vt. hornswoggled, hornswoggling [fanciful coinage] Slang to swindle or hoax; trick …   English World dictionary

  • Hornswoggle — Little Bastard redirects here. For the car in which James Dean was killed, see James Dean#Racing career and Little Bastard .. Hornswoggle Ring name(s) Shortstack[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Hornswoggle — Dylan Postl Hornswoggle en 2007. Données générales Nom complet Dylan Postl …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hornswoggle — Dylan Mark Postl Vereinigte Staaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hornswoggle — verb /ˈhɔːn.swɒɡ.əl,ˈhɔɹn.swɑ.ɡəl/ To deceive or trick. Dont let them hornswoggle you into buying anything you dont need. Syn: deceive, dupe, trick …   Wiktionary

  • hornswoggle — To take something from someone else. {This is actually an existing slang word meaning is usually related to cheating. Similar words include honeyfuggle and bumswiggle.} Hey, man, can I hornswoggle one of those beers? …   Dictionary of american slang

  • hornswoggle — To take something from someone else. {This is actually an existing slang word meaning is usually related to cheating. Similar words include honeyfuggle and bumswiggle.} Hey, man, can I hornswoggle one of those beers? …   Dictionary of american slang

  • hornswoggle — /hawrn swog euhl/, v.t., hornswoggled, hornswoggling. Slang. to swindle, cheat, hoodwink, or hoax. [1815 25 orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Hornswoggle — cheat or trick; confuse …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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