jiggery-pokery definition

  • noun:
    • Underhand scheming or behavior: "By some legal—or possibly illegal—jiggery-pokery, he could declare the election void” ( John Hughes).
    • Trickery or misrepresentation.
    • Manipulation
    • An ambiguous mention of intercourse.
    • A verbal misrepresentation intended to make the most of people in some manner.
    • verbal misrepresentation designed to make the most of you in some way

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