Word of the Day: skulduggery


1. verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way

synonym: trickery, hocus-pocus, slickness, hanky panky, jiggery-pokery

2. Activities intended to deceive; a con or hoax

It has an interesting etymology

Alternatively spells skullduggery

I think this word it pretty cool and underused.  I think it can be easily applied to politicians, lawyers, lobbyists and pundits.


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