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trickster Line breaks: trick|ster
Pronunciation: /ˈtrɪkstə/

Definition of trickster in English:


A person who cheats or deceives people.
Example sentences
  • The budding scientists of today will need to prepare themselves to do battle with silliness, impostors, tricksters and fraudsters.
  • Mamet's works are about tricksters, con men, people always out to put one over on someone else.
  • We must remember who Rivka is: she is the sister of Lavan, the infamous trickster and con man.
swindler, cheat, fraud, fraudster, defrauder, confidence man;
rogue, villain, scoundrel;
informalcon man, con artist, sharp, phoney, flimflam man, flimflammer
British informaltwister
North American informalgrifter, bunco artist, gold brick, chiseller
Australian informalillywhacker, magsman, shicer
South African informalschlenter

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