- 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.
Idioms about trick
Origin of trick
synonym study for trick
OTHER WORDS FROM tricktricker, nountrick·ing·ly, adverbouttrick, verb (used with object)un·tricked, adjective
How to use trick in a sentence
This can be associated with the idea of the dead as tricking those and hurting those who have hurt them.
Williams raised the end of a white hospital sheet to dab at the tears tricking down from behind his dark glasses.Strangers Rally to Help Blind Man Keep His Guide Dog|Michael Daly|December 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Riley eventually secured freedom for his men by tricking a slave-owner.
Flemmi seemed to be suggesting that Bulger was somehow tricking him into becoming an informant for the FBI.
She's a brick, and I feel so guiltily aware of tricking her.Jane Journeys On|Ruth Comfort Mitchell
I supposed that his word would be worthless as a pledge and would be given only for the purpose of tricking me.The Iron Puddler|James J. Davis
He then stoop'd in the Shoulders, and hobbled in walking; but by tricking him up, they gave him that good Air which he wanted.The Memoirs of Charles-Lewis, Baron de Pollnitz, Volume I|Karl Ludwig von Pllnitz
I saw how good you were; and in that taxi going to Torrington Square I felt mean as dirt for tricking you.The Second Latchkey|Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
The town was tricking out its neglected decay with great trailing robes of roses.Bonaventure|George Washington Cable
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
Other 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