trick question

Definition of trick question

  1. :  a deceptive question that is intended to make one give an answer that is not correct or that causes difficulty

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

questionplay
  1. :  an interrogative expression often used to test knowledge

    :  an interrogative sentence or clause

    :  a subject or aspect in dispute or open for discussion :  issue

  1. :  to ask a question of or about

    :  to interrogate intensively :  cross-examine

    :  doubt, dispute


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