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  Definition of chicane
  1. the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
  2. a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes place before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file
  3. a bridge hand that is void of trumps
  4. raise trivial objections
  5. defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit
Similar Words: trickery, chicanery, guile, wile, shenanigan, cavil, carp, cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, jockey

 

Hyponyms: fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on, jugglery

 

Derivational Morphology: cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, jockey, trick, fob, fox, pull a fast one on, play a trick on, carper, niggler, quibbler, caviller, caviler, pettifogger, quibble, quiddity, cavil, trickery, chicanery, guile, wile, shenanigan, swindle, rig, deceiver, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker

 

Anagrams: Chennai, enchain

 

 
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