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leg-pull

[leg-poo l] /ˈlɛgˌpʊl/
noun
1.
an amusing hoax, practical joke, or the like:
The entire story was a hilarious leg-pull.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15
Related forms
leg-puller, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for legpull

leg-pull

noun
1.
(Brit, informal) a practical joke or mild deception
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leg-pull

noun

The act of deceiving or fooling someone; put-on: the wisecrack and the gag, the leg pull and the hotfoot (1915+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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