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Definition of "tricking" []

  • A deceitful, cunning, or underhand action or plan (noun)
  • A mischievous, malicious, or humorous action or plan; joke (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • An illusory or magical feat or device (noun)
  • A simple feat learned by an animal or person (noun)
  • An adroit or ingenious device; knack (noun)
  • A behavioural trait, habit, or mannerism (noun)
  • A turn or round of duty or work (noun)
  • A batch of cards containing one from each player, usually played in turn and won by the player or side that plays the card with the highest value (noun)
  • A card that can potentially win a trick (noun)
  • To defraud, deceive, or cheat (someone), esp by means of a trick (verb)
  • Present participle of trick. (verb)

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  • Dress; ornament (noun)

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Use "tricking" in a sentence
  • "Do you think the color of the fly line you use matters at all -- for better or worse -- as a factor in tricking and catching fish?"
  • "Here she goes again tricking poor people into thinking this gas tax is a GREAT idea .... if McCain proposed it first, we know something is wrong!"
  • "I say this is a big deal because top Democrats are finally willing to say publicly that they screwed up, they should have never voted for this fiasco, while at the same acknowledging that Bush hardly played an insignificant role in tricking the Congress and the American people into supporting this war."