HyperDic: chicane

English > 5 senses of the word chicane:
NOUNgroupchicanea bridge hand that is void of trumps
artifactchicanea movable barrier used in motor racing
actchicane, trickery, chicanery, guile, wile, shenaniganthe use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
VERBcompetitionchicane, cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, jockeydefeat someone through trickery or deceit
communicationchicane, cavil, carpraise trivial objections
English > chicane: 5 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA bridge hand that is void of trumps.
Broaderbridge handThe cards held in a game of bridge
English > chicane: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes placed before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file.
Broadermovable barrierA barrier that can be moved to allow passage
Spanishchicane
English > chicane: 5 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them).
Synonymstrickery, chicanery, guile, wile, shenanigan
Narrowerfraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-onSomething intended to deceive
juggleryartful trickery designed to achieve an end
Broaderdeception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulationThe act of deceiving / deceiving
Spanishardid, argucia, arte, artería, astucia, embaucamiento, engaño, estratagema, farfolla, fullería, picaresca, sofisma, treta
Catalanardit, arteria, art, astúcia, engalipada, estratagema, farfolla, sofisma
Verbschicanedefeat someone through trickery or deceit
English > chicane: 5 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaningdefeat someone through trickery or deceit.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymscheat, chouse, shaft, screw, jockey
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Spanishatornillar, hacer trampa, los chichos
Nounschicanery, chicanethe use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
English > chicane: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningRaise trivial objections.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymscavil, carp
BroaderobjectExpress or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent
Spanishcriticar
Catalancriticar

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