Definition of hoodwink in English:

hoodwink

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Pronunciation: /ˈhʊdwɪŋk
 
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verb

[with object]

Origin

mid 16th century (originally in the sense 'to blindfold'): from the noun hood1 + an obsolete sense of wink 'close the eyes'.

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