trickery
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /tɹɪ.kə.ɹi/
Noun

trickery

  1. (uncountable) Deception or underhanded behavior.
  2. (uncountable) The art of dressing up; imposture.
  3. (uncountable) Artifice; the use of one or more stratagems.
  4. (countable) An instance of deception, underhanded behavior, dressing up, imposture, artifice, etc.
    • 1898, Bret Harte, "See UP" in Stories in Light and Shadow:
      The miners found diversions even in his alleged frauds and trickeries . . . and were fond of relating with great gusto his evasion of the Foreign Miners' Tax.
Synonyms Translations


This text is extracted from the Wiktionary and it is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 license | Terms and conditions | Privacy policy 0.031
Offline English dictionary