Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Definition of Trick


  1. An artifice or stratagem; a cunning contrivance; a sly procedure, usually with a dishonest intent; as, a trick in trade.
  2. A sly, dexterous, or ingenious procedure fitted to puzzle or amuse; as, a bear's tricks; a juggler's tricks.
  3. Mischievous or annoying behavior; a prank; as, the tricks of boys.
  4. A particular habit or manner; a peculiarity; a trait; as, a trick of drumming with the fingers; a trick of frowning.
  5. A knot, braid, or plait of hair.
  6. The whole number of cards played in one round, and consisting of as many cards as there are players.
  7. A turn; specifically, the spell of a sailor at the helm, -- usually two hours.
  8. A toy; a trifle; a plaything.
  9. To deceive by cunning or artifice; to impose on; to defraud; to cheat; as, to trick another in the sale of a horse.
  10. To dress; to decorate; to set off; to adorn fantastically; -- often followed by up, off, or out.
  11. To draw in outline, as with a pen; to delineate or distinguish without color, as arms, etc., in heraldry.
More "Trick" Quotations

Trick Translations

trick in Danish is kneb
trick in Dutch is aanwensel, hebbelijkheid
trick in Italian is trucco, furberia
trick in Latin is frustro
trick in Portuguese is truque
trick in Spanish is resabio, ma a, truco
trick in Swedish is konst, lura, fuffens, tilltag, spratt