Synonyms of 'hoaxer'
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!
Someone who is a joker likes making jokes or doing amusing things.
He is, by nature, a joker, a witty man with a sense of fun.
A trickster is a person who deceives or cheats people, often in order to get money from them.
The veteran trickster had made a fortune in his 40 years of fraud.
Thesaurus for hoaxer from the Collins English Thesaurus
A hoaxer is someone who carries out a hoax .