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Definition 1: something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for put-on in the sense of this definition

(put-on is a kind of ...) the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)

(... is a kind of put-on ) anything that is supposed to be valuable but turns out to be worthless

Definition 2: a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for put-on in the sense of this definition

(put-on is a kind of ...) an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

"scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists" "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles" "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"

(... is a kind of put-on ) an unkind or aggressive trick

(... is a kind of put-on ) a prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish)

Definition 3: a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for put-on in the sense of this definition

(put-on is a kind of ...) a representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect

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