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Meaning of “hoax” - Learner’s Dictionary

hoax

noun [C]     /həʊks/
a trick in which someone tries to make people believe something that is not true: The police said the bomb threat was a hoax.Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
Translations of “hoax”
in Spanish engaño, trampa, broma pesada…
in Vietnamese trò chơi khăm…
in Thai การหลอกลวง…
in Malaysian tipu helah…
in French tour…
in German die Falschmeldung…
in Indonesian tipuan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恶作剧,骗局…
in Turkish muziplik, oyun, şaka…
in Russian надувательство, ложная тревога…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡作劇,騙局…
in Polish żart…
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