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Meaning of "hoaxer" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOAXER

hoaxer  [ˈhəʊksə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOAXER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hoaxer is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HOAXER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

hoaxer

Hoax

A hoax is a deliberately fabricated falsehood made to masquerade as truth. It is distinguishable from errors in observation or judgment, or rumors, urban legends, pseudosciences or April Fools' Day events that are passed along in good faith by believers or as jokes.

Definition of hoaxer in the English dictionary

The definition of hoaxer in the dictionary is someone who deceives or plays jokes on, mainly.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOAXER


adnexa
ædˈnɛksə
al-Aqsa
æl ˈæksə
boxer
ˈbɒksə
coaxer
ˈkəʊksə
coxa
ˈkɒksə
diplexer
daɪˈplɛksə
elixir
ɪˈlɪksə
fixer
ˈfɪksə
flexor
ˈflɛksə
indexer
ˈɪndeksə
kickboxer
ˈkɪkˌbɒksə
mixer
ˈmɪksə
moxa
ˈmɒksə
multiplexer
ˈmʌltɪˌplɛksə
multiplexor
ˈmʌltɪˌplɛksə
relaxer
rɪˈlæksə
shiksa
ˈʃɪksə
taxa
ˈtæksə
vexer
ˈvɛksə
waxer
ˈwæksə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOAXER

hoarhead
hoarhound
hoarier
hoariest
hoarily
hoariness
hoarse
hoarsely
hoarsen
hoarseness
hoary
hoary cress
hoary marmot
hoary redpoll
hoast
hoastman
hoatching
hoatzin
hoax
hob

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOAXER

affixer
bobbysoxer
cement mixer
concrete mixer
demultiplexer
Dorothy Dixer
duplexer
electric mixer
food mixer
hexer
Ku Kluxer
nixer
oxer
paradoxer
perplexer
sixer
sound mixer
taxer
twenty-sixer
vision mixer

Synonyms and antonyms of hoaxer in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HOAXER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «hoaxer» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of hoaxer

Translation of «hoaxer» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOAXER

Find out the translation of hoaxer to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hoaxer from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hoaxer» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

骗子
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bromista
570 millions of speakers

English

hoaxer
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

hoaxer
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المخادع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мистификатор
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fraudador
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ধাপ্পাবাজ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mystificateur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penipu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

hoaxer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

いたずら者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

행위자
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hoaxer
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hoaxer
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

hoaxer
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लबाडी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

muzip
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

mistificatore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

oszusta
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

містифікатор
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

hoaxer
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

hoaxer
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

hoaxer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bedragerskan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hoaxer
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hoaxer

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOAXER»

The term «hoaxer» is normally little used and occupies the 113.571 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOAXER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «hoaxer» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «hoaxer» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hoaxer

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOAXER»

Discover the use of hoaxer in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hoaxer and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Hoaxer. In Three Acts [and in Prose].
Benjamin FRERE. RANTAM. Sir, I hope and trust that I shall give you complete satisfaction. FUSTIAN. Why, Sir, such is the strength and elegance of the diction, so vivid the poetry, so forcible the pathos, so vast, so grand, so original the ...
Benjamin FRERE, 1837
2
Cobbett's Weekly Political Register
First, that he Hoaxer (for I will call him neither cheat nor impostor) went to the house of Lord Cochrane. Grant this to be true ; does it ollow that my Lord Cochrane knew of the loax? His Lordship has shown, that he lad very good grounds for ...
‎1814
3
Cobbett's Political Register
First, that the Hoaxer (for I will call him neither cheat nor impostor) went to the house of Lord Cochrane. Grant this to be true ; does it follow that my Lord Cochrane knew of the hoax? His Lordship has shown, that he had very good grounds for ...
William Cobbett, 1814
4
The State We're in: Reflections on Minnesota History
This presumed hoaxer made too many mistakes: 1. A hoax would more likely be successful if a shorter, more concise inscription were made, leaving less chance for errors. 2. A hoaxer would have been better served by burying the inscription ...
Annette Atkins, Deborah L. Miller, 2010
5
Paranormal Nation: Why America Needs Ghosts, UFOs, and Bigfoot
The hoaxer is in a similar position in that he or she is playing a trick with a very real methodology that is designed to confuse and create wonder and belief in the mind of the viewer. The difference is that the viewing audience has not purchased ...
Marc E. Fitch, 2013
6
Journal of the Fortean Research Center Paperbound
Hoaxer cooperates with investigators while events are going on and even accepts a camera which is stacked against a hoax. That means that the guy supremely confident in his ability that he can take a photo or several photos with a camera ...
Ray Boeche, 2012
7
There's a Customer Born Every Minute: P.T. Barnum's Amazing ...
He's been called the World's Greatest Hoaxer. As a jazz drummer turned master spoofer, Abel appeared in a great number of publications and television shows. He is best known for his satirical spoof SINA, the Society for Indecency to Naked  ...
Joe Vitale, 2010
8
Satanism, Magic and Mysticism in Fin-de-siècle France
After enflaming public curiosity with his lurid blockbuster Là-bas, J.-K. Huysmans went on to abet the fin de siècle's most accomplished hoaxer, Léo Taxil, by publicizing stories about the secret Luciferian sect of Palladism, an entity whose ...
Robert Ziegler, 2012
9
The New sporting magazine
In the mean time, the hoaxer had exchanged his footman's dress for that of a link- boy, in which character he called up wrong carriages and flies ; and as many of the coachmen and footmen were inebriated, the confusion may be more easily ...
10
Introduction to e-Business
Dow Chemical have been fighting legal moves to make them accept responsibility for the disaster as well as for the compensation claimed by survivors and the clean up of the plant. The interviewee was a hoaxer who had previously targeted ...
Colin Combe, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOAXER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hoaxer is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Stallone slays Rambo vs Daesh film rumors | Al Bawaba
The original story, published on hoaxer's site The National Report, quoted the Rambo star at San Diego's Comic-Con announcing “We have ... «Al-Bawaba, Jul 15»
2
Twitter Spikes on a Fake Story About a Fake Bid - MoneyBeat - WSJ
... many similarities between the fake story and this actual Bloomberg story, suggesting it may have been the template used by the hoaxer when ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
3
Crooks pose as fraud cop to take credit and debit card details
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau has received reports of a hoaxer cold-calling their victims and identifying themselves as Detective ... «Nottingham Post, Jul 15»
4
Even if false rape reports are rare, they shouldn't be ignored
... (although sometimes that penalty isn't enforced, such as with the Duke Lacrosse rape hoaxer). No such penalty exists on college campuses. «Washington Examiner, Jul 15»
5
Dylann Roof in Alleged Jail Note: "My Health and Spirit Are Doing …
If this is a fake, the hoaxer is deft. The website its being sold on is so under-the-radar that only a local news station and Radar have picked up ... «Gawker, Jul 15»
6
Hoaxer gives up
Jaipur, July 10: A 24-year-old whose "fun" tweet about a bomb in a Mumbai-Dubai Jet Airways flight led to an emergency landing in Muscat ... «Calcutta Telegraph, Jul 15»
7
Phivolcs to hoaxer: You can be jailed for spreading false quake info
MANILA, Philippines – Phivolcs strongly warned a Facebook user who is spreading "false or misleading information" about an imminent ... «Rappler, Jul 15»
8
Stockholm police warn of 'fake officer' house calls
According to Stockholm police, at least one resident was phoned up by a hoaxer who said that a plain clothes officer would be arriving to take a ... «The Local.se, Jul 15»
9
Could 'leaked Arctic UFO pics taken from US submarine in 1971 …
... claimed this proves the pictures are genuine, but others suggested the information is so readily available it could also have aided a hoaxer. «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
10
The return of Helen Demidenko: from literary hoaxer to political …
'The most damaging attacks on Demidenko came from the right, particularly first.' Photograph: The Sydney Morning Herald/Fairfax Media via ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Hoaxer [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hoaxer>. Feb 2020 ».
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