Meaning of “hoodwink” in the English Dictionary

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"hoodwink" in British English

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hoodwinkverb [ T ]

uk /ˈhʊd.wɪŋk/ us /ˈhʊd.wɪŋk/

to deceive or trick someone:

He hoodwinked us into agreeing.

(Definition of “hoodwink” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hoodwink" in American English

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hoodwinkverb [ T ]

us /ˈhʊdˌwɪŋk/

to deceive or trick someone:

We were hoodwinked into believing that we had won a lot of money.

(Definition of “hoodwink” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)