HyperDic: trick

English > 8 senses of the word trick:
NOUNacttrick, fast onea cunning or deceitful action or device
timetricka period of work or duty
acttrickan attempt to get you to do something foolish or imprudent
acttrick, antic, joke, prank, caper, put-ona ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement
acttrick, magic trick, conjuring trick, magic, legerdemain, conjuration, thaumaturgy, illusion, deceptionan illusory feat
person trick, whoremaster, whoremonger, johna prostitute's customer
acttrick(card games) in a single round, the sequence of cards played by all the players
VERBsocialtrick, flim-flam, play a joke on, play tricks, fob, fox, pull a fast one on, play a trick ondeceive somebody
trick > pronunciation
Soundstrih'k
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > trick: 8 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA cunning or deceitful action or device.
Example"he played a trick on me"
Synonymfast one
Narrowershtik, schtik, shtick, schtick(Yiddish) a devious trick
Broaderdevice, gimmick, twistAny clever maneuver
Spanishastucia, engaño, zancadilla
Catalanardit, argúcia, engany, enredada, ensarronada, estratagema, farsa
Adjectivestricksy, trickymarked by skill in deception
Nounstrickstersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
Verbstrickdeceive somebody
English > trick: 8 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningA period of work or duty.
Broadershift, work shift, duty periodThe time period during which you are at work
English > trick: 8 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn attempt to get you to do something foolish or imprudent.
Example"that offer was a dirty trick"
Broaderdishonesty, knaverylack of honesty
Spanishengaño
Catalanengany
Nounstrickstersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
English > trick: 8 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement.
Synonymsantic, joke, prank, caper, put-on
Narrowerdirty trickAn unkind or aggressive trick
practical jokeA prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish)
Broaderdiversion, recreationAn activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates / stimulates
Spanishbroma, burla, chiste, vacilada
Catalanantic, befa, broma, burla
Nounstrickstersomeone who plays practical jokes on others
English > trick: 8 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningAn illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers.
Synonymsmagic trick, conjuring trick, magic, legerdemain, conjuration, thaumaturgy, illusion, deception
Narrowercard trickA trick performed with playing cards
prestidigitation, sleight of handmanual dexterity in the execution of tricks
BroaderperformanceThe act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment
Spanishilusión, magia, prestidigitación, trampantojo, truco de magia, truco
Catalanil·lusió, màgia, truc de màgia, truc
English > trick: 8 senses > noun 6, person
MeaningA prostitute's customer.
Synonymswhoremaster, whoremonger, john
Broadercustomer, clientsomeone who pays for goods or services
Spanishputañero, putero
Catalanbagasser
English > trick: 8 senses > noun 7, act
Meaning(card games) in a single round, the sequence of cards played by all the players; the high card is the winner.
Categorycard game, cardsA game / game played with playing cards
Broaderturn, play(game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession / succession
Spanishtruco
English > trick: 8 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningdeceive somebody.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody into V-ing something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week"
Synonymsflim-flam, play a joke on, play tricks, fob, fox, pull a fast one on, play a trick on
Narrowersnookerfool or dupe
Broaderdeceive, lead on, delude, cozenBe false to
Spanishchasquear, dar un chasco, embaucar, engañar, engatusar, hacer bromas, jugar una broma
Catalanburlar, enganyar, entabanar, estafar
Nounstricka cunning or deceitful action or device
trickersomeone who plays practical jokes on others
trickerythe use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
trickeryverbal / verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way

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