Dishonest and deceptive

chicanery
(n)
chi-CAY-nǝ-ree
Meaning

trickery; deception

1st Sample Sentence

When I was younger I used to vote in every election, but eventually I became fed up with the lying and chicanery of politicians, and stopped voting and even reading the newspaper.

Synonyms

chicanery, duplicity

Antonyms

candor

Mnemonics

Chicnary: Chicni chupdi baatein karne wala will DECEIVE you! chicanery sounds like shikari who uses means of deception to trick animals into his traps. We need to trick the chickens to get them into the canning factory

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