trick of the/one's trade

Definition of trick of the/one's trade

  1. :  a quick or clever way of doing something that one has learned usually as part of one's job a mystery writer who knows all the tricks of his trade

Word by Word Definitions

trickplay
  1. :  a crafty procedure or practice meant to deceive or defraud

    :  a mischievous act :  prank

    :  an indiscreet or childish action

  1. :  to dress or adorn fancifully or ornately :  ornament

    :  to deceive by cunning or artifice :  cheat

  1. :  trig

    :  of or relating to or involving tricks or trickery

    :  skilled in or used for tricks

tradeplay
  1. :  a path traversed :  way

    :  a track or trail left by a person or animal :  tread

    :  a customary course of action :  practice

  1. :  to have dealings :  negotiate

    :  to engage in the exchange, purchase, or sale of goods

    :  to make one's purchases :  shop

  1. :  of, relating to, or used in trade

    :  intended for or limited to persons in a business or industry

    :  serving others in the same business rather than the ultimate user or consumer


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