a deception, fraud, or imposition.
Origin of take-in
First recorded in 1770–80; noun use of verb phrase take in
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Related Words for take-ingag, stratagem, sleight, catch, jest, artifice, gimmick, sport, feat, caper, jig, deception, jape, ploy, lark, shenanigan, frolic, imposture, dodge, maneuver
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Historical Examples of take-in
Ah, signora mia, what a take-in You saw my father-in-law at the time of our wedding.The Law Inevitable