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jiggery-pokery
American English: /ˌdʒɪɡəriˈpoʊkəri/
British English: /ˌdʒɪɡ(ə)rɪˈpəʊk(ə)ri/

Translation of jiggery-pokery in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • (British) [colloquial] [dated]
    chanchullos (masculine plural) [colloquial]
    tejemanejes (masculine plural) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • 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?
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