Part of speech:
Something meant to deceive or mistakenly accepted as true:
The definition of a hoax is a deception, intended to trick or mislead.
An imitation that is meant to deceive; counterfeit
A person who makes elaborate, fraudulent, and often voluble claims to skill or knowledge; a quack or fraud.
A person who assumes an identity or quality other than their own.
The definition of a quack is the sound a duck makes, or a person who claims to have a specific skilled that he does not have.
Deception is defined as an untrue falsehood, or is the act of lying to or tricking someone.
Nonsense is defined as words that have no actual meaning, behavior that is silly and foolish or is a word used to express disagreement.
Behaving with sanctimony:
The definition of balderdash is oral or written communication that is silly or dumb.
The definition of bluff refers to the act of pretending something that is not true or a very steep, broad-faced cliff next to the ocean or a river.
(Informal) Talk that is empty, insincere, or merely for effect; humbug
A hidden means of gaining an unfair advantage in a computer game, often by entering a cheat code.
A drumbeat made by striking the head of a drum with both drumsticks almost simultaneously
A deception; a swindle.
A sweet gelatinous pudding made by straining boiled oatmeal or flour.
The definition of fudge is rich chocolate or a soft, creamy candy made with sugar, butter and cream, or fudge also means foolish talk.
Misleading or nonsensical talk; humbug.
Hypocrisy is defined as saying or feeling one thing and doing another.
The act or instance of engaging in deception under an assumed name or identity.
(Slang) Pal. Used as a term of familiar address, especially for a young person:
The definition of a pretense is a false impression, a false claim or an attempt to make a falsehood appear true.
A claim to something, such as a skill or profession:
The claims or methods of a quack
A rotting or rotten thing or part
Rubbish is defined as garbage or something thrown away, or worthless ideas.
An effective, clever or quick way of doing something.
One who sets forth a claim, especially a claimant to a throne.
To beguile is defined as to deceive someone in a cunning way or to enchant someone and make him become attracted to you.
To make known unintentionally:
To persuade or induce to do something by cajoling or wheedling.
To delude is defined as to trick someone or to cause someone to believe something that is untrue.
To betray by acting in contradiction to a prior agreement.
To dupe is to trick or deceive someone.
To confound or prove wrong; surprise, especially pleasantly:
The definition of hoodwink is to trick or deceive someone.
(--- Informal) To get the better of, especially by trickery or deception:
(Stud Poker) To bluff when one holds four cards of the same suit (four flush) instead of the five in a true flush
The act of duping or the condition of having been duped.
A liquid substance with no real medicinal value sold as a cure-all or nostrum, esp. in a medicine show
(Slang) Foolish or exaggerated talk or behavior; nonsense
(Nautical) Water which collects in the bilges of a ship.
Drool is defined as saliva that falls from the mouth.
Silly pretentious speech or writing; twaddle.
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