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hoodwink

hood·wink

hoodwink

 
pronunciation:
hUd wIngk
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hoodwinked, hoodwinking, hoodwinks
definition: to trick, deceive, or dupe.
She realized she had just been hoodwinked into lending a stranger her bicycle.
similar words:
bluff, deceive, dupe, fool, hoax, trick