Definitions For Hoax

noun

  • Something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
  • An act that is meant to trick or deceive people

verb

  • Subject to a playful hoax or joke
  • To trick or deceive (someone)

Is Hoax a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
14
Words with Friends
13

The word Hoax is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Hoax in a Sentence

  • A skilled forger who hoaxed the art world into believing that the paintings were long-lost Vermeers
  • The bomb threat is probably a hoax, but we should still evacuate the building.
  • She was the victim of a cruel hoax.

Synonyms for Hoax

Antonyms for Hoax

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