chicanery definition

  • noun:
    • Deception by trickery or sophistry.
    • Deception by use of trickery, quibbling, or subterfuge.
    • A slick overall performance by a lawyer.
    • suggest or unjust artifice to perplex an underlying cause and obscure the reality; stratagem; sharp rehearse; sophistry.
    • Chicane; mean or petty artifices; trickery; sophistry.
    • Synonyms Quibbling, stratagem, duplicity.
    • the utilization of tricks to deceive some one (usually to draw out funds from them)

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