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synonyms for dirty tricks

  • dirty pool
  • funny business
  • malicious tactics
  • monkey business
  • shady business
  • skullduggery
  • unethical behavior
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How to use dirty tricks in a sentence

One of the simplest of these childish tricks is the invention of an excuse for not instantly obeying a command, as "Come here!"
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
I shall only be away for six months; you know I have made up my mind to get rid of the whole bag of tricks.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Every few days after that the boy took Squinty out of his pen, and let him do the rope-jumping and the acorn-hunting tricks.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
And from then on the comical little pig learned many tricks.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
I'd have enjoyed punching his proud head, for all that; it was a dirty way to serve a man who had done his level best.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
These scientists have worked miracles before which those of the ancient priests and magicians are mere tricks of hanky-panky.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Shopkeepers not only occupied both sides of the crowded streets, but half their wares were exposed in and over the dirty gutters.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
"In the morning I shall go back to the boy who taught me tricks," thought Squinty.
SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
And in the incredibly small and incredibly dirty fastness of the stationmaster, they indeed found a Bradshaw.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Consequently he has taken occasion to write to your Majesty with tricks and cunning, as is said.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO DIRTY TRICKS

  • ad hominem
  • dirty politics
  • dirty pool
  • dirty tricks
  • hatchet job
  • muckraking
  • mudslinging
  • name-calling
  • personal attack
  • slanderous attack
  • smear
  • smear campaign
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