Definition of hoaxer in English:

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hoaxer

Pronunciation: /ˈhōksər/

noun

A person who tricks or deceives someone by means of a hoax: improving the tracing of calls has deterred many hoaxers
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  • These people are cheats, fraudsters, charlatans and hoaxers.
  • The image rotation and the dark gray line that cuts across both images and plain black background are a clear indication of tampering, an obvious clue left by the hoaxer as a hint that there is something wrong with the overall image.
  • The Home Office confirmed extra measures could be added to the Emergency Anti-Terrorism Bill to increase penalties for hoaxers.

Words that rhyme with hoaxer

coaxer

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Syllabification: hoax·er

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