Definition Of hoodwink


deceive or trick (someone).

an attempt to hoodwink the public

Example Of hoodwink

  • Among other things, the show will feature Randi's demonstration of the cold-reading technique used by magicians to entertain and mediums to hoodwink an unsuspecting public.

  • an attempt to hoodwink the public

  • Any party that claims it's not necessary is hoodwinking voters.

  • But hoodwinking the public on scientific and technological subjects is not difficult.

  • But I have to say that in this instance she emerges with a lot of credit as someone who is prepared to put her money where her mouth is - and is prepared to admit in public that she was hoodwinked .

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