1. trick, fast one, device, gimmick, twist

usage: a cunning or deceitful action or device; "he played a trick on me"; "he pulled a fast one and got away with it"

2. trick, shift, work shift, duty period

usage: a period of work or duty

3. trick, dishonesty, knavery

usage: an attempt to get you to do something foolish or imprudent; "that offer was a dirty trick"

4. antic, joke, prank, trick, caper, put-on, diversion, recreation

usage: a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

5. magic trick, conjuring trick, trick, magic, legerdemain, conjuration, thaumaturgy, illusion, deception, performance

usage: an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers

6. whoremaster, whoremonger, john, trick, customer, client

usage: a prostitute's customer

7. trick, turn, play

usage: (card games) in a single round, the sequence of cards played by all the players; the high card is the winner


1. flim-flam, play a joke on, play tricks, trick, fob, fox, pull a fast one on, play a trick on, deceive, lead on, delude, cozen

usage: deceive somebody; "We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week"

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