Definition Of chicanery

noun

the use of trickery to achieve a political, financial, or legal purpose.

an underhanded person who schemes corruption and political chicanery behind closed doors

Example Of chicanery

  • Again, such chicanery is only possible in the human world.

  • an underhanded person who schemes corruption and political chicanery behind closed doors

  • Apparently he considered adultery a lesser crime than financial chicanery , and by pleading the one, he avoided the other.

  • But all these examples are nothing more than political chicanery .

  • Computer experts at respected universities have sounded the alarm over the potential for high-tech chicanery .


  • More Example