tricker

noun
trick·​er | \ ˈtri-kər How to pronounce tricker (audio) \

Definition of tricker

: one that tricks : trickster

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Examples of tricker in a Sentence

they're equal-opportunity con artists: trickers of plutocrats and pensioners alike
Recent Examples on the Web The idea behind the blue bucket is to signal that the tricker-treater may have a reason not to speak or ask politely or to express the appropriate amount of gratitude for a miniature Mars bar. Washington Post, "My son shouldn’t have to carry a blue pumpkin," 30 Oct. 2019 The idea behind the blue bucket is to signal that the tricker-treater may have a reason not to speak or ask politely or to express the appropriate amount of gratitude for a miniature Mars bar. Jackie Spinner, chicagotribune.com, "My son shouldn’t have to carry a blue pumpkin," 30 Oct. 2019 To add that extra twist, Guthrie needed to find a way to spin faster than any tricker before him. Wired, "How Ultra-Flexible Teens Turned ‘Tricking’ Into a Sport," 25 Oct. 2019 And while any amateur can tell the difference between an apple pie and an apple cake, the difference between apple cider and apple juice can be a whole lot tricker. Julia Ludlam, Country Living, "What's the Difference Between Apple Cider and Apple Juice?," 16 Aug. 2019 Here's how to navigate one of the tricker money issues: aggressively paying down credit card debt, or aggressively saving for retirement. refinery29.com, "This Not That: Credit Card Debt vs. 401(k)," 14 June 2018 The 25-year old Grammy veteran delivered the song’s tricker notes with relative ease, along with its gripping emotions. Chris Payne, Billboard, "Watch Sam Smith Perform His Gospel Ballad 'Pray' at the 2018 Grammy Awards," 28 Jan. 2018 But the reality of maintaining that is a little tricker. Kelsey Kloss, ELLE Decor, "How To Pull Off Scandinavian Design When You Also Love Bohemian Style," 5 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of tricker

1534, in the meaning defined above

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“Tricker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tricker. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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