Synonyms of 'hoaxer'
tricksterDictionary, joker, prankster
She will enjoy permanent fame as a literary hoaxer.
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You can refer to a person as a humbug when you think they are being dishonest, insincere, or pretending to be someone who they are not.
What a revolting humbug the man was!
Thesaurus for hoaxer from the Collins English Thesaurus
A hoaxer is someone who carries out a hoax .