noun, plural chi·can·er·ies.
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In the process, it turns a quirky true-life tale of corporate chicanery into an eye-opening examination of the way our beliefs about gender shape the public narrative.‘The Lady and the Dale’ explores transphobia in 1970s America|John Paul King|February 10, 2021|Washington Blade
In 2018, digital ad buyers lost $19 billion in fraud from bot traffic and other chicanery.
The country has a long history of such chicanery—including an incident in 2007 that predates even Egypt’s seminal service disruption.Myanmar: How repressive regimes quash dissent with Internet shutdowns|Robert Hackett|February 2, 2021|Fortune
An indictment of the sort of financial chicanery that eventually fueled the crash of 2008.Finally! ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’ Is Hollywood’s First 1990s Period Piece|Andrew Romano|December 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Fans of today adore the cheaters of the past, precisely because of their chicanery.Alex Rodriguez Suspension Is a Sad Moment for Baseball|Michael Brendan Dougherty|August 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And the truth is that even if there's a little chicanery going on, the current compensation scheme is working brilliantly.
In 1500 the palace was the shrine of an artistic nobility; to-day it is a temple of chicanery.Italian Highways and Byways from a Motor Car|Francis Miltoun
The time will come, however, when old Virginia will stand trifling and chicanery no longer.A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention|Lucius Eugene Chittenden
This substitution of chicanery in place of devastation takes place only in an uncertain degree.The Theory of the Leisure Class|Thorstein Veblen
To be defeated by rascality, by a clever turn of chicanery, never disturbed him—that was legitimate.Max Fargus|Owen Johnson
A goodly portion of my life has been spent in battling with superstition, credulity and chicanery in every form.Sharps and Flats|John Nevil Maskelyne