HyperDic: shenanigan

English > 2 senses of the word shenanigan:
NOUNactshenanigan, mischief, mischief-making, mischievousness, deviltry, devilry, devilment, rascality, roguery, roguishnessreckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others
actshenanigan, trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wilethe use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
shenanigan > pronunciation
Soundsshahnae'nihgahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > shenanigan: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningreckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others.
Synonymsmischief, mischief-making, mischievousness, deviltry, devilry, devilment, rascality, roguery, roguishness
Narrowerhell, blazenoisy and unrestrained / unrestrained mischief
monkey businessmischievous or deceitful behavior
vandalism, hooliganism, malicious mischiefWillful wanton and malicious destruction of the property of others
Broadermisbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeedImproper or wicked or immoral behavior
Spanishbellaquería, bribonería, diablura, malicia, truhanería
Catalanberganteria, brivallada, diableria, entremaliadura, truaneria
English > shenanigan: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them).
Synonymstrickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile
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

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