Definition of trickster in English:

trickster

Syllabification: trick·ster
Pronunciation: /ˈtrikstər
 
/

noun

A person who cheats or deceives people.
More 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.
Synonyms
swindler, cheat, fraud, fraudster; charlatan, mountebank, quack, impostor, sham, hoaxer; rogue, villain, shyster, scoundrel
informal con man, con artist, sharp, shark, flimflammer, grifter, scam artist, bunco artist, chiseler

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