trickster

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from trick +‎ -ster.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Trickster (especially in the sense of the mythological figure)

Noun[edit]

trickster (plural tricksters)

  1. A mythological figure responsible for teaching others through the use of guile and treason.
  2. One who performs a trick.
  3. An impish or playful person.
  4. A fraud (person who performs a trick for the purpose of unlawful gain).

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