jiggery-pokery – Word of the Day

jiggery-pokery – noun, Chiefly British 

[jiguh-ree-poh-kuh-ree]

1.   trickery, hocus-pocus; fraud; humbug.

2.   sly, underhanded action.

3.   manipulation:

“Bugger! I fell for your jiggery-pokery again, you manipulating charlatan,” Herb said to Madame Venus, laughing along with her.

“Tis a sleight of hand on my part and a slow eye on yours that I always get away with it to,” she replied heartily.

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