skullduggery

skullduggery
[“skal”dag^i] n. deceitful doings; dirty work.
It took a lot of skullduggery to bring it off, but that was no problem for Janice.
Without skullduggery, politics wouldn’t be interesting.

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  • Skullduggery — may mean:* Skullduggery, 1856, apparently an alteration of Scottish sculdudrie adultery , sculduddery bawdry, obscenity , a euphemism of uncertain origin. [http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/skulduggery] * Skullduggery (album), an album by the band… …   Wikipedia

  • skullduggery — noun verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way • Syn: ↑trickery, ↑hocus pocus, ↑slickness, ↑hanky panky, ↑jiggery pokery, ↑skulduggery • Derivationally related forms: ↑slick …   Useful english dictionary

  • Skullduggery (film) — Skullduggery is a 1970 science fiction film starring Burt Reynolds, Susan Clark and Edward Fox. [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066384/] ReferencesExternal links*imdb|0066384 …   Wikipedia

  • Skullduggery (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Skullduggery Type = Album Artist = Steppenwolf Released = 1976 Recorded = January 1976 Genre = Rock Length = 34:26 Label = Epic Producer = Steppenwolf Reviews = *Allmusic (not ranked)… …   Wikipedia

  • Skullduggery (board game) — Infobox Game title = Skullduggery subtitle = image link = image caption = Box art and playing field designer = illustrator = publisher = Outset Media players = 2 4 ages = Ages 8 and up setup time = playing time = 30 minutes random chance = skills …   Wikipedia

  • skullduggery — noun see skulduggery …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • skullduggery — /skul dug euh ree/, n., pl. skullduggeries. skulduggery. * * * …   Universalium

  • skullduggery — noun Activities intended to deceive; a con or hoax …   Wiktionary

  • skullduggery — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. trickery, deception, fraud, subterfuge …   English dictionary for students

  • skullduggery — n. deception, trickery, dishonesty; trick (also skulduggery) …   English contemporary dictionary

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