Synonyms for trickster

Grammar : Noun
Spell : trik-ster
Phonetic Transcription : ˈtrɪk stər

Définition of trickster

Origin :
  • 1711, from trick (n.) + -ster.
  • noun fraud
Example sentences :
  • It was a wily trap he had set me, worthy only of a trickster.
  • Extract from : « Bardelys the Magnificent » by Rafael Sabatini
  • Could any trickster perform in the dark with such precision and gentleness?
  • Extract from : « The Shadow World » by Hamlin Garland
  • I took him for a trickster, who wanted to get me ashore and jail me.
  • Extract from : « The Art of Disappearing » by John Talbot Smith
  • They even would have Trickster Tim to apologise and shake me by the hand.
  • Extract from : « Athelstane Ford » by Allen Upward
  • With that I walked out of the cabin, Trickster Tim following at my heels.
  • Extract from : « Athelstane Ford » by Allen Upward
  • What is there that he cannot, that he will not do, the trickster, the magician!
  • Extract from : « The Old Man of the Mountain, The Lovecharm and Pietro of Abano » by Ludwig Tieck
  • "A trick for the trickster," said L'Estrange to the Austrian prince.
  • Extract from : « My Novel, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Was the man a trickster, it must be more for the love than the lucre.
  • Extract from : « The Confidence-Man » by Herman Melville
  • It was the worst I was guilty of, but it was a trick, and it branded me trickster.
  • Extract from : « Diana of the Crossways, Complete » by George Meredith
  • Where art thou, trickster, that I may vent my fury upon thee?
  • Extract from : « Faustus » by Friedrich Maximilian von Klinger

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