What is another word for put one over on?

136 synonyms found


[ pˌʊt wˈɒn ˌə͡ʊvəɹ ˈɒn], [ pˌʊt wˈɒn ˌə‍ʊvəɹ ˈɒn], [ p_ˌʊ_t w_ˈɒ_n ˌəʊ_v_ə_ɹ ˈɒ_n]

Related words: put one over on someone, get one over on someone, be smarter than someone, outsmart, outwit

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    How to use "Put one over on" in context?

    Put one over on is a term used to describe the act of deceiving someone or achieving something beyond their expectations. Its origins are obscure, but it is thought to have originated in the gambling world. To "put one over" on someone means to hustle or bluff them into believing that you have more than what you actually have; this can be done by playing a more advanced or risky game than what is actually available, or by being more convincing in your arguments or proposals.

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