Hoax - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Hoax.

CANARD
MARESNEST
PUTON
SCAM
SHAM
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CANARD
  1. a deliberately misleading fabrication
MARESNEST
PUTON
SCAM
  1. a fraudulent business scheme
  2. con, cheat
  3. deprive of by deceit; "He swindled me out of my inheritance"; "She defrauded the customers who trusted her"; "the cashier gypped me when he gave me too little change"
SHAM
  1. adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"
  2. something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
  3. False
  4. a person who makes deceitful pretenses
  5. make believe with the intent to deceive;
  6. make a pretence of; "She assumed indifference, even though she was seething with anger"; "he feigned sleep"
Clue Database Last Updated: 24/06/2019 9:00am

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