American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The practice or use of tricks; deception by stratagem.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The practice of tricks or deceits; artifice; imposture.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The art of dressing up; artifice; stratagem; fraud; imposture.
- n. verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
- n. the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
“On the way, the spy had fully informed him as to what he called the trickery of Laurence and Michu.”
“The virtual kidnappings are characterized by trickery.”
“All in all, this bit of trickery is just a bad idea plain and simple.”
“To denigrate any of her wins as being the result of some sort of trickery is to denigrate those, like me, who voted for her believing her to be the best candidate.”
““What trickery is this?” demanded the priest, rising as his confusion turned to frustration.”
“Such trickery is the stock in trade of the crumbling, compensatory elitist, who's profound inner insecurity demands everyone else is duped and screwed to fabricate and sustain the con artists's - inevitably disintegrating - personna as of the cleverest of them all.”
“Neither magic nor trickery is required to produce this take on the traditional Armenian giant cracker.”
“No proxy or server trickery is required. delicious has already said that this functionality will, most likely, have to wrapped in specific widget format, or as Niall wrote, … may be shut down if not used in full Yahoo-constructed blog sidebar badge form.”
“And what little cinematic trickery is here is fairly obvious, most notably the clumsy insert shots of Welles during his lunch with the two former co-stars.”
“The ideal journal is backed up by men who are far-sighted enough to perceive that success through trickery is short lived, and that character is the only foundation upon which an enduring structure can be built.”
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