capture, entrance, enchant, pull the wool over someone's eyes, catch, bewitch, beguile, take in, snow, lead by the nose, bluff, put something over on, enamour, juggle, charm, fascinate, have, play false, four-flush, enamor, delude, becharm, betray, double-cross, humbug, take for a ride, lead astray, captivate, cozen, honest, trance, bamboozle
blind (part of speech: adjective)
dupe (part of speech: verb)
- He could easily hoodwink his mother, but it was difficult to meet Effie's clear eyes and not to feel sure that she was reading him through, and seeing him as he really was. - "A Girl in Ten Thousand", L. T. Meade.
- There were two courses open to her- she might hoodwink Ishmael, bewilder him with words, show herself as grieving, exquisite, far above him, yet in spirit unchangeably his; or she might show him the truth, let him see her as the world- ridden, egotistical creature of flimsy emotions and tangible ambitions that she was. - "Secret Bread", F. Tennyson Jesse.
- I must still hoodwink them by going off this afternoon. - "The Passenger from Calais", Arthur Griffiths.