Definición de jiggery-pokery en inglés:

jiggery-pokery

Saltos de línea: jiggery-pokery
Pronunciación: /ˌdʒɪg(ə)rɪˈpəʊk(ə)ri
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun] informal , chiefly British
Deceitful or dishonest behaviour: the army’s intervention was disguised by constitutional jiggery-pokery
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • But this bit of scientific jiggery-pokery leaves my mind in an even more boggled state than usual.
  • However, they only managed to conjure this up by jiggery-pokery.
  • Why does that require ‘work’, unless there's some jiggery-pokery going on to ensure that the chart doesn't actually reflect the real numbers?

Origen

late 19th century: probably a variant of Scots joukery-pawkery, from jouk.

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adjective
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