Hoodwink



[hoo d-wingk] /ˈhʊdˌwɪŋk/

verb (used with object)
1.
to deceive or trick.
2.
Archaic. to blindfold.
3.
Obsolete. to cover or hide.
/ˈhʊdˌwɪŋk/
verb (transitive)
1.
to dupe; trick
2.
(obsolete) to cover or hide
v.

1560s, “to blindfold,” from hood (n.1) + wink; figurative sense of “mislead, deceive” is c.1600. Related: Hoodwinked; hoodwinking.

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