English dictionary definition of:

put-on


Noun

  • a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
  • something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
  • a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

Thesaurus

antic burlesque caper charade dupery fraud fraudulence hoax humbug joke lampoon mockery parody pasquinade prank sendup spoof takeoff travesty trick

generated at 13:49:26 on 25-12-19

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