noun, plural jug·gler·ies.

the art or practice of a juggler, especially sleight of hand.
the performance of juggling feats.
any trickery or deception.

Origin of jugglery

1250–1300; Middle English jogel(e)rie < Old French joglerie, equivalent to jogler juggler + -ie -y3
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Examples from the Web for jugglery

Historical Examples of jugglery

  • They have nothing but admiration for his jugglery and House-of-Commons tricks.

    Ireland as It Is

    Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

  • But Count Cagliostro's career of jugglery and fraud was nearly over.

    Art in England

    Dutton Cook

  • By no jugglery with words can we get Mind out of Matter and Motion.

  • "No jugglery about this, however," he replied, looking somewhat amused.

    The Diamond Coterie

    Lawrence L. Lynch

  • I don't know; it is so absurd that there must be jugglery in it.


    August Strindberg