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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hoax /ˈhoks/
 (vt.)欺騙,哄騙,愚弄愚弄人,惡作劇

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hoax n.  A deception for mockery or mischief; a deceptive trick or story; a practical joke.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hoax, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hoaxed p. pr. & vb. n. Hoaxing.] To deceive by a story or a trick, for sport or mischief; to impose upon sportively.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 hoax
      n : something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended
          to gain an advantage [syn: fraud, fraudulence, dupery,
           humbug, put-on]
      v : subject to a palyful hoax or joke [syn: pull someone's leg,
           play a joke on]