Something, as a novel or play, intended as an elaborate hoax or practical joke on the reader or audience.
A deceptive outward appearance.
The act of teasing or misleading someone, especially for amusement.
Something, such as a prank, intended as a hoax or joke; a spoof.
Assumed or feigned.
A put-on smile.
The act of fooling or hoaxing someone by playing on that person's credulity.