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chicane

 
Noun chicane has 3 senses
  1. chicane - a bridge hand that is void of trumps
    --1 is a kind of
    bridge hand
  2. chicane - a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes place before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file
    --2 is a kind of
    movable barrier
  3. trickery, chicanery, chicane, guile, wile, shenanigan - the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
    --3 is a kind of deception, deceit, dissembling, dissimulation
    --3 has particulars:
     fraud, fraudulence, dupery, hoax, humbug, put-on; jugglery
    Derived form: verb chicane1
Verb chicane has 2 senses
  1. cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, chicane, jockey - defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit
    --1 is one way to beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish
    Derived forms: noun chicanery1, noun chicane3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. cavil, carp, chicane - raise trivial objections
    --2 is one way to object
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
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