Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun chicane

3 senses of chicane

Sense 1
chicane -- (a bridge hand that is void of trumps)
       => bridge hand -- (the cards held in a game of bridge)

Sense 2
chicane -- (a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes placed before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file)
       => movable barrier -- (a barrier that can be moved to allow passage)

Sense 3
trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan -- (the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them))
       => deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation -- (the act of deceiving)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb chicane

2 senses of chicane

Sense 1
cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockey -- (defeat someone through trickery or deceit)
       => beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish -- (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")

Sense 2
cavil, carp, chicane -- (raise trivial objections)
       => object -- (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")

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