What does trickery mean?
Definitions for trickery
ˈtrɪk ə ritrick·e·ry
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trickery, hocus-pocus, slickness, hanky panky, jiggery-pokery, skulduggery, skullduggerynoun
verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigannoun
the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
The art of dressing up; artifice; stratagem; fraud; imposture.
In mythology and the study of folklore and religion, a trickster is a character in a story (god, goddess, spirit, human or anthropomorphisation) who exhibits a great degree of intellect or secret knowledge and uses it to play tricks or otherwise disobey normal rules and defy conventional behavior.
the art of dressing up; artifice; stratagem; fraud; imposture
The numerical value of trickery in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of trickery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of trickery in a Sentence
I don’t know if there is an organization or orchestrator that is using deceit and trickery, especially when the motivation seems to be ‘Let’s support GameStop and show them,’ the SEC has to take a deep breath and ask itself whether it has a strong enough case to put a stop to this.
We're just running at full throttle to try to jack turnout on March 1. It's very simple. There's no trickery or' strategery' or bank shots. It's just straight up turn out Out The Vote.
This is trickery, they treat people like herds. It has no impact because people know what they are doing.
The issue has never been about having a gay group in the parade, it has always been about having an Irish gay group in the parade. For the parade organizers to try to pull this trickery by allowing an organization called OUT@NBC to march in the parade is not a solution.
In the Norse mythology Loki originally was on the side of the rest of the gods, helping them once or twice using a particularly nast forms of trickery. He was a cunning negotiator with a talent for technicalities. He was sort of the Norse equivalent of a lawyer, no doubt the reason they tied him down in a pit dripping acidic venom on him.
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- magouillage, tricherieFrench
- trappoleria, tiro mancino, accalappiamento, inganno, accalappiaturaItalian
- calumnia, urbānitās, circumventiō, dolus, stratēgēmaLatin
- falcatrua, fraudePortuguese
- надувательство, уловка, обманRussian
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