from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One that swindles or plays tricks.
- n. A mischievous or roguish figure in myth or folklore, often an animal, who typically makes up for physical weakness with cunning and subversive humor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A mythological figure responsible for teaching others through the use of guile and treason.
- n. One who performs a trick.
- n. An impish or playful person.
- n. A fraud (person who performs a trick for the purpose of unlawful gain).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who tricks; a deceiver; a tricker; a cheat.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who practises tricks; a deceiver; a cheat.
- To play tricks.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who plays practical jokes on others
- n. someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
- n. a mischievous supernatural being found in the folklore of many primitive people; sometimes distinguished by prodigious biological drives and exaggerated bodily parts
Derived from trick + -ster. (Wiktionary)