Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who hoaxes.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who hoaxes.

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  • noun Someone who does hoaxes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who plays practical jokes on others

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Examples

  • A man who alerted beachgoers was called a hoaxer and taken in for questioning over the incident at Kairaki beach north of Christchurch but police later said he was not the only one fooled.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • A man who alerted beachgoers was called a hoaxer and taken in for questioning over the incident at Kairaki beach north of Christchurch but police later said he was not the only one fooled.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • I can't pinpoint the exact time I changed from a disbeliver 'hoaxer' as disbelievers are called, to a 'truth' person.

    That Amityville Horror Crap Again

  • What happens when a hoaxer owns up and nobody believes him?

    Houdini, Crop Circles and the Need to Believe

  • The article and its new headline now focused on the possibility that a hoaxer had been posing as Milly Dowler, hampering the police investigation.

    Tabloid's Pursuit of Missing Girl Led to Its Own Demise

  • Barrett's conduct mirrors that of hoaxer "Captain Sir" Alan

    Heroes or Villains?

  • The other one is a picaresque fantastical-historical novel that takes the form of a fake memoir written by a famous 18th-century hoaxer named George Psalmanazar, in which he gives the real story behind his real-life memoir in which he said he was giving the real story.

    INTERVIEW: Alex Irvine

  • Planned Parenthood suspected that the hoaxer had ties to Live Action, an antiabortion activist group run by Lila Rose, a sometime O'Keefe partner-in-undercover-stinging.

    Peter Hart: Pimps and Prostitutes... Again?

  • The hoaxer, it seemed, had exploited the trickle-up nature of online information flow.

    February 6th, 2009

  • Earlier, the hoaxer -- one of several plausible suspects -- who claimed in 1913 to have unearthed the early humanoid known as Piltdown Man had archaeologists fooled for 40 years.

    A Talk with David Sinclair, author of The Land That Never Was

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