verb (used with object)
Origin of hoax
Related formshoax·er, nounun·hoaxed, adjective
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
And he gently pushed me toward the door, taking me for a hoaxer or a madman.Artists' Wives|Alphonse Daudet
This, by the way, was a compromising statement on our hoaxer's part.