: the practice of crafty underhanded ingenuity to deceive or cheat
Examples of TRICKERY
- 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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Related to TRICKERY
- artifice, chicane, chicanery, gamesmanship, hanky-panky, jiggery-pokery, jugglery, legerdemain, skulduggery (or skullduggery), subterfuge, wile
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