English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'put one over on someone'

(idiom) 
It was a chance to put one over on their rivals.
Synonyms
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trick
He'll be upset when he finds out how you tricked him.
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fool
Art dealers fool a lot of people.
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take in
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mislead
Ministers knowingly misled the public.
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deceive
He has deceived and disillusioned us all.
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dupe
Some of the offenders duped the psychologists.
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delude
We delude ourselves that we are in control.
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bamboozle (informal)
He was bamboozled by conmen.
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hoodwink
Many people are hoodwinked by the so-called beauty industry.
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steal a march on
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lead astray
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pull a fast one on (informal)
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throw someone off the scent
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of bamboozle
Definition
to cheat
He was bamboozled by conmen.
Synonyms
do (informal),
kid (informal),
skin (slang),
take in (informal),
con (informal),
sting (informal),
rip off (slang),
gull (archaic),
stitch up (slang),
double-cross (informal),
diddle (informal),
take for a ride (informal),
do the dirty on (British, informal),
pull a fast one on (informal),
in the sense of deceive
Definition
to mislead by lying
He has deceived and disillusioned us all.
Synonyms
take in,
fool (informal),
con (informal),
kid (informal),
stiff (slang),
sting (informal),
lead (someone) on (informal),
bamboozle (informal),
double-cross (informal),
take for a ride (informal),
pull a fast one on (slang),
scam (slang),
pull the wool over (someone's) eyes
in the sense of delude
Definition
to make someone believe something that is not true
We delude ourselves that we are in control.
Synonyms
kid (informal),
take in (informal),
con (informal),
impose on,
gull (archaic),
bamboozle (informal),
take for a ride (informal),
lead up the garden path (informal),
misguide,
scam (slang)

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