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Put-on   /pˈʊtˈɑn/   Listen
Put-on

noun
1.
A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way.  Synonyms: burlesque, charade, lampoon, mockery, parody, pasquinade, sendup, spoof, takeoff, travesty.
2.
Something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage.  Synonyms: dupery, fraud, fraudulence, hoax, humbug.
3.
A ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement.  Synonyms: antic, caper, joke, prank, trick.






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Words linked to "Put-on" :   goldbrick, wile, guile, practical joke, chicanery, recreation, caricature, diversion, impersonation, shenanigan, dupery, imitation, trickery, dirty trick, chicane, put on



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