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inadvertent inadvertent
/ˌɪ nəd ˈvɜr tənt /

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  • hoax hoax  /ˈhoʊks/ ?  something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

    hoax meaning(s) 

    1. (n) something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
    2. (v) subject to a playful hoax or joke

    Synonym(s)

    hoax usage(s)

    1. In the latest in a disturbing string of campus fakes, a Princeton student's assault and death threats turn out to have been a hoax.
    2. No one knows who perpetrated the hoax: Dawson had died in 1916.
  • hoaxer hoaxer  /ˈhəʊk sə/ ?  someone who plays practical jokes on others
  • hob hob  /ˈhɑb/ ?  (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
  • hobart hobart  /ˈhoʊ ˌbɑrt/ ?  a port and state capital of Tasmania
  • hobbed hobbed  (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble for human beings
  • hobbes hobbes  /ˈhɑ biz/ ?  English materialist and political philosopher who advocated absolute sovereignty…
  • hobbing hobbing  /ˈhɑ bɪŋ/ ?  (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble…
  • hobbit hobbit  an imaginary being similar to a person but smaller and with hairy feet; invented…
  • hobble hobble  /ˈhɑ bəl/ ?  a shackle for the ankles or feet
  • hobble skirt hobble skirt  a long skirt very narrow below the knees, worn between 1910 and 1914
  • hobbledehoy hobbledehoy  /ˈhɑ bl dɪ ˈhɔɪ/ ?  an awkward bad-mannered adolescent boy
  • hobbler hobbler  /ˈhɑ bL ə/ ?  someone who has a limp and walks with a hobbling gait
  • hobbs hobbs  /ˈhɑbz/ ?  notable English cricketer (1882-1963)
  • hobby hobby  /ˈhɑ bi/ ?  an auxiliary activity
  • hobbyhorse hobbyhorse  a topic to which one constantly reverts
  • hobbyism hobbyism  a devotion to hobbies
  • hobbyist hobbyist  /ˈhɑ bi ɪst/ ?  a person who pursues an activity in their spare time for pleasure
  • hobgoblin hobgoblin  /ˈhɑb ˌɡɑb lɪn/ ?  (folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble…
  • hobnail hobnail  /ˈhɑb ˌneɪl/ ?  a short nail with a thick head; used to protect the soles of boots
  • hobnailed hobnailed  marked by the wearing of heavy boots studded with hobnails
  • hobnob hobnob  /ˈhɑb ˌnɑb/ ?  rub elbows with
  • hobnobbed hobnobbed  rub elbows with
  • hobnobbing hobnobbing  /ˈhɑb ˌnɑ bɪŋ/ ?  rub elbows with
  • hobo hobo  /ˈhoʊ boʊ/ ?  a disreputable vagrant
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