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

2 senses of shenanigan

Sense 1
mischief, mischief-making, mischievousness, deviltry, devilry, devilment, rascality, roguery, roguishness, shenanigan -- (reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others)
       => misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeed -- (improper or wicked or immoral behavior)

Sense 2
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)

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