Definition of Chicanery
Deception by use of trickery, quibbling, or subterfuge. | (countable, law) A slick performance by a lawyer.
How to use Chicanery in Sentences?
- 1. But the thought of his well-meant chicanery was heavy on his mind and it was not unmixed with apprehension. 🔊
- 2. Government has lost its mystery: even diplomacy has somewhat changed from lying and chicanery to common-sense dealing. 🔊
- 3. It was a contemptible, pitiable piece of chicanery with which Lablache sought to trap the old man into giving his consent and assistance. 🔊
- 4. By this chicanery they contrive to subject or retain under their yoke all those who are weak enough to be led by the contradictory doctrines of these blind guides. 🔊
- 5. Goats and buffaloes were flung into the flaming crater long after the offering of human victims was discontinued, but, alas for the chicanery of a degenerate age! 🔊