Examples of trickster in a Sentence
a heartless trickster swindled the elderly woman out of her life savings
a very adept trickster who used mirrors to make huge items—even buildings—seem to disappear
Recent Examples of trickster from the Web
On Wednesday, a judge sentenced Wildstein to three years probation and 500 hours of community service, a show of leniency for a political trickster turned star witness for the prosecution.
Stone, though only 27, had achieved a degree of notoriety as one of Richard Nixon’s political dirty-tricksters.
Sung Kang-ho as The Weird, in particular, delivers a tremendous performance, equal parts clown, trickster, and something more, sliding between oaf and mystery man with unsettling ease.
In fact, Apple has kept a rather evolutionary design process over the last 10 years, leaving most of the major design changes to renderings created by tricksters or hopeful Apple acolytes.
But during bow hunting season, when hunters need to get close to elk to stalk them, the tricksters switched to more difficult terrain that presumably would be harder for hunters to traverse.
Mad TV,’ has morphed into a thespian of elevated dramatic flair by playing the infamous trickster god based on Anansi — the African folklore character.
And making intermittent appearances was Fritzlyn Hector, who crept along with a cane, as the trickster.
The audience also will see a roller skating duo, bicycle tricksters, a contortionist and a dinosaur act, which DeMoustes said the youngsters love.
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First Known Use of trickster
TRICKSTER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of trickster for English Language Learners
: someone who tricks or deceives people especially in order to get something
TRICKSTER Defined for Kids
Definition of trickster for Students
: a person who uses tricks
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