hoaxes is the plural form of hoax.
1. (sham) 
The supposed sasquatch sighting turned out to be a hoax.El supuesto avistamiento de un pie grande resultó ser un engaño.
2. (joke) 
a. la broma (F) 
The veterans pulled off a hoax on the rookies.Los veteranos les hicieron una broma a los novatos.
transitive verb
3. (to trick) 
a. engañar 
Do you really think that you can hoax me with a cheap imitation like that?¿De verdad crees que me puedes engañar con semejante imitación barata?
1. (general) 
a. el engaño (M) 
to play a hoax on somebodyengañar a alguien
hoax callerpersona que realiza falsas alarmas por teléfono
transitive verb
2. (general) 
a. engañar 
hoax [həʊks]
engaño (m)
the telephone call was a hoax the bomb alert was put down to a hoax caller
transitive verb
hoax call (n) llamada efectuada a la policía, los bomberos etc. para dar un falso aviso de bomba, incendio etc
a man called Stephen Docherty had been sent to prison for four years for making a hoax call to police about a bomb at Victoria station
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