Definition of hoodwinker in English:

hoodwinker

Line breaks: hood|wink¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈhʊdwɪŋkə
 
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noun

A person who deceives or tricks someone: the former CEO will be remembered as one of the great corporate hoodwinkers
More example sentences
  • Was Chadwick a hoodwinker, or was he hoodwinked?
  • The charming Texas hoodwinker is the unreal deal.
  • Too many hoodwinkers resort to sweet-talking and give would-be-wives shady marriage promises.

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