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Noun
Plural for a humorous or malicious deception
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“A funeral urn full of ashes left in a Salford cab may have been part of an elaborate hoax by Irish pranksters.”
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Plural for a fraudulent imitation of something else
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Plural for a practical joke or mischievous trick
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Noun
Plural for a joke or an amusing story
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Noun
Plural for a hypocrite
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Plural for news circulating in the form of rumor or gossip
Verb
To deceive or fool someone
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“I know that Ern Malley was not a real person, but a personality invented in order to hoax me.”
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