Hornswoggle



[hawrn-swog-uh l] /ˈhɔrnˌswɒg əl/

verb (used with object), hornswoggled, hornswoggling. Slang.
1.
to swindle, cheat, hoodwink, or hoax.
/ˈhɔːnˌswɒɡəl/
verb
1.
(transitive) (slang) to cheat or trick; bamboozle
v.

“to cheat,” 1829, probably a fanciful formation. Related: Hornswoggled; hornswoggling.

verb

To cheat; swindle; dupe; con (1829+)

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