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put-on



Pronunciation: (
n.poot'on", -ôn";
adj.poot'on', -ôn'),
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n. Informal.
1. an act or instance of putting someone on.
2. a prank or pretense, esp. one perpetrated or assumed in mock seriousness; hoax; spoof.
3. affected manner or behavior; pretentiousness.

adj.
assumed, feigned, pretended, or disguised: a put-on manner that didn't fool anyone.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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