Translation of "hoax" - English-Spanish dictionary

hoax

noun uk /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

engaño
The bomb threat turned out to be a hoax.
He’d made a hoax call claiming to be the president.

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

hoax

noun /həuks/

a trick played to deceive people

trampa, engaño; broma pesada
There wasn’t a bomb in the school at all – it was just a hoax.
play a hoax on

to carry out a trick on.

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(Translation of “hoax” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)