spoof

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
spoof

Plural
spoofs

  1. (countable) A spoof is an act of tricking or pranking someone.
  2. (countable) A spoof is an act of exaggerating something for it to be funny.

Verb[change]

Plain form
spoof

Third-person singular
spoofs

Past tense
spoofed

Past participle
spoofed

Present participle
spoofing

  1. (transitive) If you are spoofing someone, you are imitating or mocking them.
  2. (transitive) If you spoof something or someone, you trick them.
    This signal can spoof the systems of the enemy.