Definitions for jiggery-pokeryˈdʒɪg ə riˈpoʊ kə ri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jig•ger•y-pok•er•y*ˈdʒɪg ə riˈpoʊ kə ri(n.)

  1. sly, underhanded action; trickery.

    Category: British

* Chiefly Brit..

Origin of jiggery-pokery:

1890–95; akin to Scots joukery-pawkery

Princeton's WordNet

  1. trickery, hocus-pocus, slickness, hanky panky, jiggery-pokery, skulduggery, skullduggery(noun)

    verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way

Wiktionary

  1. jiggery-pokery(Noun)

    Trickery or misrepresentation.

  2. jiggery-pokery(Noun)

    Manipulation

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