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Definition 1: the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them) - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for chicane in the sense of this definition

(chicane is a kind of ...) the act of deceiving

(... is a kind of chicane ) something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage

(... is a kind of chicane ) artful trickery designed to achieve an end

"the senator's tax program was mere jugglery"

Definition 2: a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes placed before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file - [noun denoting artifact]

(chicane is a kind of ...) a barrier that can be moved to allow passage

Definition 3: a bridge hand that is void of trumps - [noun denoting group]

(chicane is a kind of ...) the cards held in a game of bridge

Definition 4: raise trivial objections - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for chicane in the sense of this definition

(chicane is a kind of ...) express or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent

"She never objected to the amount of work her boss charged her with" "When asked to drive the truck, she objected that she did not have a driver's license"

Definition 5: defeat someone through trickery or deceit - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for chicane in the sense of this definition

(chicane is a kind of ...) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship" "We beat the competition" "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"

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