A fabricated thing; esp., a falsehood, false excuse, etc.
(Informal) A lie, especially one that is more or less inconsequential.
Something meant to deceive or mistakenly accepted as true:
The definition of a rumor is gossip, or a story that is not confirmed but is being discussed.
Characters with silly names or names with obvious meanings (the characters may even comment on the meanings of their or other characters’ names)
An act of swindling; trick; cheat; fraud
An absurd or highly improbable tale passed off as being true.
A false statement; lie
(Uncountable) The characteristic of being untrue.
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Lack of veracity; untruthfulness
Something untrue; a lie.
Proper alignment or adjustment:
The definition of a hoax is a deception, intended to trick or mislead.
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