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The above transcription of hoax is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.
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An example use of hoax in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… this whole thing's a hoax yeah and paul …”
Hoax is a word that means a trick or deception intended to fool someone.