- the group or set of cards played and won in one round.
- a point or scoring unit.
- a card that is a potential winner.Compare honor trick.
- a prostitute's customer.
- a sexual act between a prostitute and a customer.
- a preliminary sketch of a coat of arms.
- engraver's trick.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Idioms for trick
Origin of trick
synonym study for trick
OTHER WORDS FROM tricktricker, nountrick·ing·ly, adverbouttrick, verb (used with object)un·tricked, adjective
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How to use trick in a sentence
The biggest trick to digitization right now is meeting customers where they are.How to drive digital innovation necessary during the pandemic|Nick Chasinov|September 16, 2020|Search Engine Watch
If you were good at finding differences between two pictures as a kid, this will probably do the trick for you in most cases.
The trick is, when you get something right the first time, you haven't learned anything.How I learned to tell stories on purpose in the new Frog Fractions|Ars Staff|September 11, 2020|Ars Technica
The trick is being able to get featured snippets is using a structured process.
An old drug can learn new tricks during the coronavirus pandemic.WHO says common steroids can slash death risk for the sickest coronavirus patients|Sy Mukherjee|September 2, 2020|Fortune
They can be ingested sporadically or used as a mixer throughout the night (though a can of Sprite seems to be the latest trick).
But one extra trick would instantly solve the problem of crashes that occur over water.Red Tape and Black Boxes: Why We Keep ‘Losing’ Airliners in 2014|Clive Irving|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The trick has been to create nonstops from cities like Boston that were under-served.
And just last May Glee aired “Old Dog, New Trick,” the first episode scripted by Colfer.Chris Colfer on Writing, Acting, and the Pain of Being A Pop Culture Trailblazer|Oliver Jones|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The trick is to be able to recognize the right one when it comes along.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.
I could have sworn I heard a cry, and one of my men spoke in a tone that assured me my imagination had not been playing a trick.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Some were inquisitive enough to ask, Has a treaty been signed or a trick been played upon the rebels?The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
And the finger he pointed at the girl quivered with the rage that filled him at this trick they had thought to put upon him.
Nothing was out of the ordinary except that the Professor developed an odd trick of continually glancing at his right hand.Uncanny Tales|Various
British Dictionary definitions for trick
- a mischievous, malicious, or humorous action or plan; jokethe boys are up to their tricks again
- (as modifier)a trick spider
- a batch of cards containing one from each player, usually played in turn and won by the player or side that plays the card with the highest value
- a card that can potentially win a trick
Derived forms of tricktricker, nountrickless, adjective
Word Origin for trick
Idioms and Phrases with trick
In addition to the idioms beginning with trick
- trick or treat
- trick out
- tricks of the trade
- bag of tricks
- confidence game (trick)
- dirty tricks
- do the trick
- hat trick
- how's tricks
- not miss a trick
- teach an old dog new tricks
- that does it (the trick)
- turn a trick
- up to one's old tricks