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trickster

Syllabification: trick·ster
Pronunciation: /ˈtrikstər
 
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Definition of trickster in English:

noun

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.
Synonyms
rogue, villain, shyster, scoundrel
informal con man, con artist, sharp, shark, flimflammer, grifter, scam artist, bunco artist, chiseler

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