noun (plural trickeries)[mass noun]
- The practice of deception: the dealer resorted to trickeryMore example sentences
deception, deceit, dishonesty, cheating, duplicity, double-dealing, legerdemain, sleight of hand, guile, intrigue, deviousness, cunning, craft, craftiness, artfulness, slyness, subterfuge, skulduggery, chicanery, wiles, fraud, fraudulence, swindling, sophistry, sharp practice, underhandedness; dissimulation, pretence• informal monkey business, funny business, hanky-panky, jiggery-pokery, kidology, shenanigans, flimflamIrish • informal codology• archaic management
- Negatively this card represents trickery or deception and is a warning to be careful of whom you place your trust in.
- The deception and trickery used for gain in America is not left out in this book.
- This show is the story of his short career in confidence trickery.