• WordNet 3.6
    • n hoaxer someone who plays practical jokes on others
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hoaxer One who hoaxes.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hoaxer One who hoaxes.
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In literature:

Was this fellow a madman or a hoaxer?
"Rubur the Conqueror" by Jules Verne
Your Parisian hoaxer likes a dash of Grand Guignol horrors in his jokelet.
"Swirling Waters" by Max Rittenberg
The hoaxers have not yet failed out of the land.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)" by Augustus De Morgan
My chattering friend here occasionally asks them, and he is a hoaxer.
"Unicorns" by James Huneker
This, by the way, was a compromising statement on our hoaxer's part.
"The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, November 1879" by Various

In news:

Hoaxers, Con Artists, Counterfeiters, and Other Great Pretenders By Paul Maliszewski The New Press, 245 pp.
Tears Of Australian DJ As Hoaxers Go Public For The First Time.