Associations to the word «Trick»


TRICK, adjective. (slang) Stylish or cool.
TRICK, noun. Something designed to fool or swindle.
TRICK, noun. A single piece (or business) of a magician's (or any variety entertainer's) act.
TRICK, noun. An effective, clever or quick way of doing something.
TRICK, noun. Mischievous or annoying behavior; a prank.
TRICK, noun. (dated) A particular habit or manner; a peculiarity; a trait.
TRICK, noun. A knot, braid, or plait of hair.
TRICK, noun. (card games) A sequence in which each player plays a card and a winning play is determined.
TRICK, noun. (slang) An act of prostitution. Generally used with turn.
TRICK, noun. (slang) A customer to a prostitute.
TRICK, noun. An entertaining difficult physical action.
TRICK, noun. A daily period of work, especially in shift-based jobs.
TRICK, noun. (nautical) A sailor's spell of work at the helm, usually two hours long.
TRICK, noun. A toy; a trifle; a plaything.
TRICK, verb. (transitive) To fool; to cause to believe something untrue; to deceive.
TRICK, verb. (heraldry) To draw (as opposed to blazon - to describe in words).
TRICK, verb. To dress; to decorate; to adorn fantastically; often followed by up, off, or out.
TRICK CYCLIST, noun. (British) (slang) A psychiatrist.
TRICK CYCLISTS, noun. Plural of trick cyclist
TRICK NIGHT, proper noun. (around New York City) (Connecticut) (Rhode Island) A particular night, commonly the night of the 30th to the 31st of October, during which young people play pranks and do mischief in their neighborhoods.
TRICK OF THE TRADE, noun. (idiomatic) A shortcut or other quick, or very effective way of doing things, that professional workers learn from experience.
TRICK OR TREAT, interjection. A form of light-hearted extortion by which children get candy on Halloween.
TRICK OUT, verb. (informal) (transitive) (of a person or thing) To dress or decorate in an especially fancy, elaborate, or excessive manner.
TRICK OUT, verb. (informal) (transitive) (of a motor vehicle, etc.) To mod or customize an object, typically for the purposes of personalization and enhancing performance capabilities such as the ability to perform stunts.
TRICK PLAY, noun. (American football) A play in American football that uses deception and unorthodox strategies to fool the opposing team.
TRICK PLAYS, noun. Plural of trick play
TRICK QUESTION, noun. A complex question, whose wording hinders the ability to answer it correctly.
TRICK QUESTIONS, noun. Plural of trick question
TRICK SHOT, noun. (snooker) An unconventional shot of the balls to show off or pot an otherwise impossible ball.
TRICK SHOTS, noun. Plural of trick shot
TRICK UP ONE'S SLEEVE, noun. (idiomatic) A surprise advantage of which others are not aware.

Dictionary definition

TRICK, noun. A cunning or deceitful action or device; "he played a trick on me"; "he pulled a fast one and got away with it".
TRICK, noun. A period of work or duty.
TRICK, noun. An attempt to get you to do something foolish or imprudent; "that offer was a dirty trick".
TRICK, noun. A ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement.
TRICK, noun. An illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers.
TRICK, noun. A prostitute's customer.
TRICK, noun. (card games) in a single round, the sequence of cards played by all the players; the high card is the winner.
TRICK, verb. Deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week".

Wise words

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