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dupery, put-on, humbug, hoax, fraudulence, fraud
n. something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
put-on, pasquinade, charade, travesty, burlesque, takeoff, mockery, sendup, spoof, lampoon, parody
n. a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
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Fuzzynyms (80)
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tactical manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, manoeuvre, maneuver
n. a move made to gain a tactical end
fast one, trick
n. a cunning or deceitful action or device; "he played a trick on me"; "he pulled a fast one and got away with it"
takeoff, mockery, parody
n. humorous or satirical mimicry
perfidy, treason, betrayal, treachery
n. an act of deliberate betrayal
dissimulation, dissembling, deceit, deception
n. the act of deceiving
dupery, put-on, humbug, hoax, fraudulence, fraud
n. something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
forgery
n. criminal falsification by making or altering an instrument with intent to defraud
rig, cheat, swindle
n. the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"
copy
n. a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"
fake, juke
n. (football) a deceptive move made by a football player
double entendre
n. an ambiguity with one interpretation that is indelicate
ridicule
n. language or behavior intended to mock or humiliate
scorn, contempt
n. open disrespect for a person or thing
prevarication, lie
n. a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
fable, fiction, fabrication
n. a deliberately false or improbable account
magnification, overstatement, exaggeration
n. making to seem more important than it really is
sally, wisecrack, quip, crack
n. witty remark
humour, humor
n. (Middle Ages) one of the four fluids in the body whose balance was believed to determine your emotional and physical state; "the humors are blood and phlegm and yellow and black bile"
sarcasm, caustic remark, satire, irony
n. witty language used to convey insults or scorn; "he used sarcasm to upset his opponent"; "irony is wasted on the stupid"; "Satire is a sort of glass, wherein beholders do generally discover everybody's face but their own"--Jonathan Swift
repartee
n. adroitness and cleverness in reply
backchat, give-and-take, raillery, banter
n. light teasing repartee
joke
n. a triviality not to be taken seriously; "I regarded his campaign for mayor as a joke"
put-on, pasquinade, charade, travesty, burlesque, takeoff, mockery, sendup, spoof, lampoon, parody
n. a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
sketch, cartoon
n. a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
sport, play, fun
n. verbal wit or mockery (often at another's expense but not to be taken seriously); "he became a figure of fun"; "he said it in sport"
dissimulator, pretender, phoney, phony, dissembler, hypocrite
n. a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
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