What does PUT-ON mean?

Definitions for PUT-ONˈpʊtˌɒn, -ˌɔn; -ˈɒn, -ˈɔn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word PUT-ON.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. parody, lampoon, spoof, sendup, mockery, takeoff, burlesque, travesty, charade, pasquinade, put-on(noun)

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

  2. fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on(noun)

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

  3. antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-on(adj)

    a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

  4. assumed, false, fictitious, fictive, pretended, put on, sham(verb)

    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"

  5. wear, put on, get into, don, assume(verb)

    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"

  6. put on(verb)

    add to something existing

    "She put on a sun room"

  7. put on(verb)

    put on the stove or ready for cooking

    "put on the tea, please!"

  8. put on, turn in(verb)

    carry out (performances)

    "They turned in a splendid effort"; "They turned in top jobs for the second straight game"

  9. put on(verb)

    add to the odometer

    "He put on 1,000 miles on this trip"

  10. mount, put on(verb)

    prepare and supply with the necessary equipment for execution or performance

    "mount a theater production"; "mount an attack"; "mount a play"

  11. put on, apply(verb)

    apply to a surface

    "She applied paint to the back of the house"; "Put on make-up!"

  12. gull, dupe, slang, befool, cod, fool, put on, take in, put one over, put one across(verb)

    fool or hoax

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

  13. gain, put on(verb)

    increase (one's body weight)

    "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"

Wiktionary

  1. put-on(Noun)

    A deception, hoax, or practical joke.

Anagrams for PUT-ON »

  1. Upton

  2. unpot

  3. upon't

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PUT-ON in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PUT-ON in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Danish proverb:

    If three people say you are an ass, put on a bridle.

  2. Wayne's World:

    Garth Did you ever find Bugs Bunny attractive when he put on a dress and played girl bunny

  3. James Russell Lowell:

    There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.

  4. Isadora Martin-Dye:

    There was one dress that she put on and she had that moment that I had when I put on my wedding dress, she wouldn't let her mom come in because she kind of wanted to do that reveal first look with her mom when she saw her in the dress for the first time.

  5. George Burns:

    Everyday happiness means getting up in the morning, and you can't wait to finish your breakfast. You can't wait to do your exercises. You can't wait to put on your clothes. You can't wait to get out -- and you can't wait to come home, because the soup is hot.

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