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hoax

noun [C]
 
 
/həʊks/ US  /hoʊks/
a plan to deceive someone, such as telling the police there is a bomb somewhere when there is not one, or a trick
恶作剧,骗局
The bomb threat turned out to be a hoax.
那次炸弹恐吓结果发现是场恶作剧。
He'd made a hoax call claiming to be the President.
他搞了个恶作剧,打电话自称是总统。
Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
Translations of “hoax”
in Vietnamese trò chơi khăm…
in Spanish trampa, engaño, broma pesada…
in Thai การหลอกลวง…
in Malaysian tipu helah…
in French tour…
in German die Falschmeldung…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡作劇,騙局…
in Indonesian tipuan…
in Russian надувательство, ложная тревога…
in Turkish muziplik, oyun, şaka…
in Polish żart…
(Definition of hoax noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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