from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The skill or performance of a juggler.
- n. Trickery; deception.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The art of a juggler (i.e. trickery or deception).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art or act of a juggler; sleight of hand.
- n. Trickery; imposture.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art or performances of a juggler; legerdemain; trickery; hence, imposture; deception.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the performance of a juggler
- n. artful trickery designed to achieve an end
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'It is what some are pleased to call jugglery,' he answered, with a light, hard laugh.
'It is what some are pleased to call jugglery, 'he answered, with a light, hard laugh.
"It is what some are pleased to call jugglery," he answered, with a light, hard laugh.
All wisdom was now confined to a species of "word jugglery," which in Athens was dignified as "the art of disputation."
But, in fact, the bartender does much more than that - he engages customers in entertaining conversation; he gives them the occasional surprise cocktail instead of sticking to the tried and tested stuff; he may even throw in some bar tool jugglery, which is called 'flair bartending'.
"This is the kind of jugglery that has gone all through the [budget] document," he says.
In like manner, he seems to disagree with Burke in a passage which he quotes, but in reality he agrees with him; for surely the "power of the imitation" is but a power of the "jugglery," to be sensible of which, if we understand him, is necessary to our sense of imitation.
Mullaperiyar row: Dont's resort to 'jugglery': SC tells Kerala
Saying the incident was very serious and responsibility had to be fixed, the railway minister alleged that in the name of DNA testing to identify bodies, a 'jugglery' was taking place.
"She went the whole length -- lent herself to the cheapest kind of jugglery, playing with horrible adroitness upon the emotions of a lot of bereaved men and women.