verb (used with object), chi·caned, chi·can·ing.
Origin of chicane
Related Words for chicanechicanery, scam, deceit, stunt, dishonesty, razzle-dazzle, stratagem, guile, machination, duplicity, fraud, deception, trickery, hypocrisy, treachery, lie, illusion, ruse, hoax, trick
Examples from the Web for chicane
Historical Examples of chicane
Then, he says, the 'Demon of Chicane appeared to me in all his hideousness.
He had vowed war in his youth against the 'demon of chicane.'
Under these conditions, can either side score "except for honors or chicane?"Auction of To-day
Milton C. Work
Roebuck was the keystone of the arch that sustained the structure of chicane.The Deluge
David Graham Phillips
There had never been any chicane like the chicane she was presently going to commit.The Early Life and Adventures of Sylvia Scarlett
Word Origin for chicane
in English in various senses, including "act of chicanery" (1670s), "obstacles on a roadway" (1955), also a term in bridge (1880s), apparently all ultimately from an archaic verb chicane "to trick" (1670s), from French chicane (16c.), from chicaner "to pettifog, quibble" (15c., see chicanery).