Skulduggery - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |skʌlˈdʌɡəri|  American pronunciation of the word skulduggery
Brit.  |skʌlˈdʌɡ(ə)ri|  British pronunciation of the word skulduggery

noun

- verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way (syn: hocus- pocus, jiggery- pokery, skullduggery, trickery)

Examples

...the company's apparently healthy bottom line was merely an illusion, the result of years of accounting skulduggery...

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