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Definition 1: a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for trick in the sense of this definition

(trick is a kind of ...) an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates

"scuba diving is provided as a diversion for tourists" "for recreation he wrote poetry and solved crossword puzzles" "drug abuse is often regarded as a form of recreation"

(... is a kind of trick ) an unkind or aggressive trick

(... is a kind of trick ) a prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish)

Definition 2: (card games) in a single round, the sequence of cards played by all the players; the high card is the winner - [noun denoting act]

(trick is a kind of ...) (game) the activity of doing something in an agreed succession

"it is my turn" "it is still my play"

(trick belongs to category ...) a game played with playing cards

Definition 3: an illusory feat; considered magical by naive observers - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for trick in the sense of this definition

(trick is a kind of ...) the act of presenting a play or a piece of music or other entertainment

"we congratulated him on his performance at the rehearsal" "an inspired performance of Mozart's C minor concerto"

(... is a kind of trick ) a trick performed with playing cards

(... is a kind of trick ) manual dexterity in the execution of tricks

Definition 4: an attempt to get you to do something foolish or imprudent - [noun denoting act]

Samples where trick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • that offer was a dirty trick

(trick is a kind of ...) lack of honesty; acts of lying or cheating or stealing

Definition 5: a cunning or deceitful action or device - [noun denoting act]

Samples where trick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he played a trick on me
  • he pulled a fast one and got away with it

Synonyms for trick in the sense of this definition

(trick is a kind of ...) any clever maneuver

"he would stoop to any device to win a point" "it was a great sales gimmick" "a cheap promotions gimmick for greedy businessmen"

(... is a kind of trick ) (Yiddish) a devious trick; a bit of cheating

"how did you ever fall for a shtik like that?"

Definition 6: a prostitute's customer - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for trick in the sense of this definition

(trick is a kind of ...) someone who pays for goods or services

Definition 7: a period of work or duty - [noun denoting time]

(trick is a kind of ...) the time period during which you are at work

Samples where trick or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We tricked the teacher into thinking that class would be cancelled next week

Synonyms for trick in the sense of this definition

(trick is a kind of ...) be false to; be dishonest with

(... is a kind of trick ) fool or dupe

"He was snookered by the con-man's smooth talk"

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