noun, plural skull·dug·ger·ies.
Definition for skullduggery (2 of 2)
noun, plural skul·dug·ger·ies.
Origin of skulduggery
Examples from the Web for skullduggery
But the hyperactive Sarkozy is hypersensitive to these oft-repeated allegations of skullduggery.A Wrench in the Dominique Strauss-Kahn Conspiracy Theory|Christopher Dickey|April 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
After a little conversation to assure themselves that there was no skullduggery afoot, the truckers consented.The Knack of Managing|Lewis K. Urquhart and Herbert Watson
We utilize persuasion, skullduggery, and even force to subvert their institutions, to destroy their present culture.Black Man's Burden|Dallas McCord Reynolds
He would be cagey enough to stay ignorant of any overt strife or any other skullduggery that could be laid at his door.Highways in Hiding|George Oliver Smith
"Very likely he's up to some skullduggery, sir," Matt opined.Cappy Ricks|Peter B. Kyne
British Dictionary definitions for skullduggery
Word Origin for skulduggery
Word Origin and History for skullduggery
1856, apparently an alteration of Scottish sculdudrie "adultery" (1713), sculduddery "bawdry, obscenity" (1821), a euphemism of uncertain origin.