Definition of dirty trick
- Hiding the car keys was a dirty trick.
- political dirty tricks
: not clean or pure
: likely to befoul or defile with a soiling substance (such as mud, dust, or grime)
: contaminated with infecting organisms
: in a dirty (see 1dirty) manner: such as
: deceptively, underhandedly
: a crafty procedure or practice meant to deceive or defraud
: a mischievous act : prank
: a deceptive, dexterous, or ingenious feat
: to deceive by cunning or artifice : cheat
: to dress or adorn fancifully or ornately : ornament
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