Translation of "hoax" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

hoax

noun [ C ] uk us /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

惡作劇,騙局
The bomb threat turned out to be a hoax. 那次炸彈恐嚇結果發現是場惡作劇。
He'd made a hoax call claiming to be the President. 他搞了個惡作劇,打電話自稱是總統。

(Translation of “hoax noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)