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

2 senses of trickery

Sense 1
trickery, hocus-pocus, slickness, hanky panky, jiggery-pokery, skulduggery, skullduggery -- (verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way)
       => misrepresentation, deceit, deception -- (a misleading falsehood)

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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