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Put one over   /pʊt wən ˈoʊvər/   Listen
Put one over

verb
1.
Fool or hoax.  Synonyms: befool, cod, dupe, fool, gull, put on, put one across, slang, take in.  "You can't fool me!"






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"Put one over" Quotes from Famous Books



... said Joe incredulously. "I know youz guys, y'll put one over, that's what y'll do. Wat'd'yer mean, constute—con—authorities? Yes yer ...
— Pee-Wee Harris Adrift • Percy Keese Fitzhugh

... that fine morning, as Saul slept and as his guards were heavy with sleep about him, David put one over on his pursuer—an act of kindness which overwhelmed him with shame. David had not only to fight a natural impulse to get even, but he had with him an adviser who used the most persuasive arguments to induce him to take Saul's life. Indeed, Abishai proposed to do the deed himself, as though that ...
— "Say Fellows—" - Fifty Practical Talks with Boys on Life's Big Issues • Wade C. Smith



Words linked to "Put one over" :   dupe, deceive, kid, lead astray, betray, pull the leg of



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