• (America) IPA: /tɹɪ.kə.ɹi/


  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.
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