Underhand, unscrupulous, or dishonest behaviour or activities: a firm that investigates commercial skulduggery
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- It sounds dull but it this sort of underhand skullduggery that bloggers should be uncovering.
- What the Sligo County Board have done is to engage in a low, mean-spirited, under-hand piece of skulduggery.
- Do note, however, the snide tone of the remark, and the imputation of dishonesty and skullduggery among scientists.
Mid 19th century: alteration of Scots sculduddery, of unknown origin.
Words that rhyme with skulduggerysnuggery, thuggery
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