Synonyms of put on


1. parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on, caricature, imitation, impersonation

usage: a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

2. fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on, trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan

usage: something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

3. antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-on, diversion, recreation

usage: a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement


1. wear, put on, get into, don, assume, dress, get dressed

usage: put clothing on one's body; "What should I wear today?"; "He put on his best suit for the wedding"; "The princess donned a long blue dress"; "The queen assumed the stately robes"; "He got into his jeans"

2. put on, add

usage: add to something existing; "She put on a sun room"

3. put on, cook, fix, ready, make, prepare

usage: put on the stove or ready for cooking; "put on the tea, please!"

4. put on, turn in, make, create

usage: carry out (performances); "They turned in a splendid effort"; "They turned in top jobs for the second straight game"

5. put on, add

usage: add to the odometer; "He put on 1,000 miles on this trip"

6. mount, put on, organize, organise, prepare, devise, get up, machinate

usage: prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance; "mount a theater production"; "mount an attack"; "mount a play"

7. put on, apply, cover

usage: apply to a surface; "She applied paint to the back of the house"; "Put on make-up!"

8. gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across, deceive, betray, lead astray

usage: fool or hoax; "The immigrant was duped because he trusted everyone"; "You can't fool me!"

9. gain, put on, change state, turn

usage: increase (one's body weight); "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"


1. assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham, counterfeit (vs. genuine), imitative

usage: adopted in order to deceive; "an assumed name"; "an assumed cheerfulness"; "a fictitious address"; "fictive sympathy"; "a pretended interest"; "a put-on childish voice"; "sham modesty"

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