Definition of Skullduggery

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




Definition of Skullduggery

1. Noun. Activities intended to deceive; a con or hoax. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skullduggery

1. [n -RIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Skullduggery

skull cap
skull caps
skull fracture
skull neoplasms
skull practice
skull session
skullcapped
skullcaps
skullcup
skullcups
skullduggeries
skullduggerous
skullduggery (current term)
skulled
skullfish
skulling
skullings
skulllike
skulls
skulls and crossbones
skully
skulpin
skulpins
skummer
skummered
skummers

Literary usage of Skullduggery

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Pioneer History of Milwaukee by James Smith Buck (1886)
"... editor of the Sentinel Threatened with a Licking—Political Ruffianism—More skullduggery—The Herzer Resolutions—The Lockwood Resolutions—Their Effect—The ..."

2. Phi Delta Kappan by Phi Delta Kappa (1912)
"Well, of course you don't want to abuse such confidence for any such skullduggery but the general idea is all the same, the stranger was a leader because he ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"This genius in skullduggery asserts he was born in 1872, which would make him 68, but it may be safely assumed that he is about a decade older, ..."

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