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1 trick

A cunning or deceitful action or device:
— He played a trick on me.

synonym: fast one.

Roget 698: skill, skillfulness, address; dexterity, dexterousness; adroitness, expertness etc. adj.; proficiency, competence, technical competence, craft, callidity, ... show more

Roget 702: cunning, craft; cunningness, craftiness etc. adj.; subtlety, artificiality; maneuvering etc. v.; temporization; circumvention.    chicane, ... show more

Roget 626: plan, scheme, design, project; proposal, proposition, suggestion; resolution, motion; precaution etc. (provision) 673; deep-laid plan ... show more

Roget 613: habit, habitude; assuetude, assuefaction, wont; run, way.    common state of things, general state of things, natural state of things, ordinary state of things, ordinary course of things, ordinary run of things; matter of course; ... show more

Roget 775: acquisition; gaining etc. v.; obtainment; procuration, procurement; purchase, descent, inheritance; gift etc. 784.    recovery, ... show more

Dutch: aanwensel
Polish: chwyt, fortel, sztuczka, trick, trik, wybieg

2 trick

A period of work or duty.

3 trick

An attempt to get you to do something foolish or imprudent.

4 trick

A ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement.

synonyms: antic, caper, joke, prank, put-on.

Dutch: gekheid, grap, grol, mop, paskwil, poets, scherts, streek
Polish: gierka

5 trick

An illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers.

synonyms: conjuration, conjuring trick, deception, illusion, legerdemain, magic, magic trick, thaumaturgy.

Roget 545: deception; falseness etc. 544; untruth etc. 546; imposition, imposture; fraud, deceit, guile; fraudulence, fraudulency; ... show more

Dutch: gegoochel, goochelarij, goochelkunst, hocus-pocus, illusionisme
Polish: trik, trick, sztuczka

6 trick

A prostitute's customer.

synonyms: john, whoremaster, whoremonger.

Dutch: hoerenloper

7 trick

card games In a single round, the sequence of cards played by all the players; the high card is the winner.


1 trick

Deceive somebody:
— We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week.

synonyms: flim-flam, fob, fox, play a joke on, play a trick on, play tricks, pull a fast one on.

Roget 545: deceive, take in; defraud, cheat, jockey, do, cozen, diddle, nab, chouse, play one false, bilk, cully, jilt, ... show more

Moby thesaurus: ability, accomplishment, ace, action, ad hoc measure, affectation, airy nothing, alibi, anchor watch, answer, antic, apology, aroma, art, artful dodge, artifice, attribute, autism, automatism, bad habit ... show more.

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