nounNorth American • informal
- A deception; a hoax.More example sentences
- It's hard to tell if it's brilliant or a put-on, or just a brilliant put-on.
- Spade offered them a contrived story about this all being a put-on to make them look foolish.
- ‘Frankly, I still have to believe it's a put-on,’ says Ireland.
More definitions of put-onDefinition of put-on in:
- The US English dictionary