Definition of TRICK

a clever often underhanded means to achieve an end <her husband used every trick in the book to get out of appearing in his parish's fashion show>
Phrases sleight of hand
a playful or mischievous act intended as a joke <thought that gluing the silver dollar to the floor and watching him struggle to pick it up would be a good trick>
a usual manner of behaving or doing <that deadbeat is up to his usual tricks: once again he's claiming the check is in the mail>
an act of notable skill, strength, or cleverness <it'd be quite a trick to hit that target from here>

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