Nouns (18)

fast one, trick
n. a cunning or deceitful action or device; "he played a trick on me"; "he pulled a fast one and got away with it"
n. (card games) in a single round, the sequence of cards played by all the players; the high card is the winner
thaumaturgy, conjuration, conjuring trick, magic trick, deception, illusion, legerdemain, magic, trick
n. an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers
n. an attempt to get you to do something foolish or imprudent; "that offer was a dirty trick"
whoremaster, trick, john, whoremonger
n. a prostitute's customer
n. a period of work or duty

Verbs (8)

play a trick on, pull a fast one on, play tricks, play a joke on, flim-flam, fox, fob, trick
v. deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week"

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Fuzzynyms (105)

exploit, effort, feat
n. a notable achievement; "he performed a great feat"; "the book was her finest effort"
tactical manoeuvre, tactical maneuver, manoeuvre, maneuver
n. a move made to gain a tactical end
n. any distracting or deceptive maneuver (as a mock attack)
stratagem, gambit, ploy
n. a maneuver in a game or conversation
artifice, ruse
n. a deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture)
n. a creature (especially a whale) that has been prevented from attaining full growth
mischief-making, shenanigan, roguishness, roguery, rascality, devilment, devilry, deviltry, mischievousness, mischief
n. reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
dissimulation, dissembling, deceit, deception
n. the act of deceiving
shenanigan, wile, guile, chicane, chicanery, trickery
n. the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
shenanigan, wile, guile, chicane, chicanery, trickery
n. the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
dupery, put-on, humbug, hoax, fraudulence, fraud
n. something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage
n. intentional deception resulting in injury to another person
con game, confidence game, confidence trick, bunko game, bunco game, flimflam, sting, hustle, gyp, con, bunko, bunco
n. a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
rip-off, heist
n. the act of stealing
offer, whirl, pass, go, fling, crack
n. a usually brief attempt; "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"
n. a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"
fake, juke
n. (football) a deceptive move made by a football player
manoeuvre, maneuver, tactics, tactic
n. a plan for attaining a particular goal
n. a clandestine love affair
fable, fiction, fabrication
n. a deliberately false or improbable account
blind, subterfuge
n. something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity; "he wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge"; "the holding company was just a blind"
sweet-talk, inveigle, coax, blarney, palaver, cajole, wheedle
v. influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering; "He palavered her into going along"
tempt, lure, entice
v. provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion; "He lured me into temptation"
blandish, flatter
v. praise somewhat dishonestly
circumvent, beat, outfox, outsmart, overreach, outwit
v. beat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"
v. lure or entice away from duty, principles, or proper conduct; "She was seduced by the temptation of easy money and started to work in a massage parlor"
make believe, pretend, make
v. represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; "She makes like an actress"
hoodwink, beguile, juggle
v. influence by slyness

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