: deception by artful subterfuge or sophistry : trickery
: a piece of sharp practice (as at law) : trick
Examples of CHICANERY
- He wasn't above using chicanery to win votes.
- <that candidate only won the election through chicanery>
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Related to CHICANERY
- artifice, chicane, trickery, gamesmanship, hanky-panky, jiggery-pokery, jugglery, legerdemain, skulduggery (or skullduggery), subterfuge, wile
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