Simple Definition of trickery
: the use of tricks to deceive or cheat someone
Full Definition of trickery
: the practice of crafty underhanded ingenuity to deceive or cheat
Examples of trickery in a sentence
He resorted to trickery to get what he wanted.
<Delia resorted to trickery—even loading up the fishing equipment—to induce her dog into the car for his vet appointment.>
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Synonym Discussion of trickery
TRICKERY Defined for Kids
Definition of trickery for Students
: the use of actions intended to deceive or cheat
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