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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement; Something intended to deceive; A composition that imitates somebody's style in a humorous way.

Usage examples (38)
  • The whole thing was a put-on, but he kept it going.
  • If it was a put-on, though, she was playing it well.
  • I mean, I think Ed did sort of a put-on to everybody.
  • KING: One of the great put-on commercials of all time. for more
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