Chicanery - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ʃɪˈkeɪnəri|  American pronunciation of the word chicanery
Brit.  |ʃɪˈkeɪnəri|  British pronunciation of the word chicanery

noun

- the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them) (syn: chicane, guile, shenanigan, trickery, wile)

Examples

He wasn't above using chicanery to win votes.

...that candidate only won the election through chicanery...

Forty days wasted in useless chicanery.

Clearly there is some chicanery going on.

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