dirty tricks

plural noun

Definition of dirty tricks

  1. :  underhanded stratagems for obtaining secret information about or sabotaging an enemy or for discrediting an opponent (as in politics)

dirty trickster

noun

1963

First Known Use of dirty tricks

1963


DIRTY TRICKS Defined for English Language Learners

dirty tricks

plural noun

Definition of dirty tricks for English Language Learners

  • : secret and dishonest activities that are done to ruin someone's or something's chance of success


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