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Definitions for skullduggery
skʌlˈdʌg ə riskull·dug·ge·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. trickery, hocus-pocus, slickness, hanky panky, jiggery-pokery, skulduggery, skullduggerynoun

    verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way


  1. skullduggerynoun

    Activities intended to deceive; a con or hoax.


  1. skullduggery

    Skullduggery refers to deceitful, underhanded, dishonest or unscrupulous behaviour or activities; trickery or manipulation. It is typically used when referring to actions that are secretive and intended to deceive others.


  1. Skullduggery

    Skullduggery is an album by Steppenwolf, released in 1976. It was the third of four albums the band released under the label Epic. In 1977, keyboardist Wayne Cook left to join Player.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skullduggery in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skullduggery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of skullduggery in a Sentence

  1. John Thorn:

    There's plenty of cheating and skullduggery and trying to take advantage of a situation, baseball is played by humans. And run by humans. And managed by humans.

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