Definition of trickster


  • someone who plays practical jokes on others. Synonyms: cut-up, hoaxer, practical joker, prankster, tricker.
  • someone who leads you to believe something that is not true. Synonyms: beguiler, cheat, cheater, deceiver, slicker.
  • a mischievous supernatural being found in the folklore of many primitive people; sometimes distinguished by prodigious biological drives and exaggerated bodily parts.

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betrayer, bluffer, charlatan, chiseler, chiseller, counterfeiter, decoy, defalcator, defrauder, dissembler, dissimulator, dodger, embezzler, fake, faker, falsifier, figurehead, finagler, forger, fox, fraud, front, gouger, grifter, hypocrite, imitator, impersonator, imposter, impostor, liar, misleader, mountebank, obscurantist, peculator, phoney, phony, pretender, prevaricator, pseud, pseudo, sandbagger, scammer, sham, shammer, slyboots, steerer, strawman, swindler, traitor, utterer, wangler.

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  • trickster is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 15 points
  • trickster is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 15 points
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