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Definitions and Synonyms of hoodwink | Another word for hoodwink | What is hoodwink?

Definition 1: conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end - [verb of communication]

Samples where hoodwink or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well

Synonyms for hoodwink in the sense of this definition

(hoodwink is a kind of ...) cause someone to believe an untruth

"The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"

Synonyms for hoodwink in the sense of this definition

(hoodwink is a kind of ...) deprive somebody of something by deceit

"The con-man beat me out of $50" "This salesman ripped us off!" "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme" "They chiseled me out of my money"

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