verb (used with object)
- hoary marmot,
- hoban, james,
- hobart, garret augustus
Origin of hoax
Examples from the Web for hoaxer
Whether Te'o is the hoaxer behind the fake girlfriend, or was himself hoaxed, the question remains: why on earth . . . ?
My chattering friend here occasionally asks them, and he is a hoaxer.Unicorns|James Huneker
He received the thousand francs from Florentine and returned to bet on his hoaxer.A Start in Life|Honore de Balzac
Your Parisian hoaxer likes a dash of Grand Guignol horrors in his jokelet.Swirling Waters|Max Rittenberg
Word Origin for hoax
1796 (v.), 1808 (n.), probably an alteration of hocus "conjurer, juggler" (1630s), or directly from hocus-pocus. Related: Hoaxed; hoaxing.