Trickster

  • 1 Trickster — bezeichnet im Englischen einen Gauner und Schwindler.[1] Im Deutschen wird unter Trickster ein Schelm, auch Halunke oder Bauernfänger verstanden. Generell ist ein Trickster eine Person, die mit Tricks arbeitet. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Etymologie 2… …

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  • 2 Trickster — Statue du « dieu farceur » Eshu Elegbara. Statue of Eshu Elegbara, the trickster god. Photograph of a statue from Oyo, SW Nigeria, c1920. C est Paul Radin qui a rendu célébre le Trickster, (littéralement « farceur ») , petit… …

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  • 3 Trickster — «Trickster» Сингл Наны Мидзуки из альбома Ult …

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  • 4 trickster — ● trickster nom masculin (anglais trickster, filou) Personnage qui, dans des mythologies très différentes, joue un rôle consistant à dérégler le jeu normal des événements, à plaisanter sur les dieux, etc. (C est le corbeau ou le coyote qui jouent …

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  • 5 Trickster — Trick ster, n. One who tricks; a deceiver; a tricker; a cheat. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 trickster — 1711, from TRICK (Cf. trick) + STER (Cf. ster) …

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  • 7 trickster — ► NOUN ▪ a person who cheats or deceives people …

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  • 8 trickster — [trik′stər] n. [ TRICK + STER] a person who tricks; cheat …

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  • 9 Trickster — For other uses, see Trickster (disambiguation). The trickster figure Reynard the Fox as depicted in an 1869 children s book by Michel Rodange. In mythology, and in the study of folklore and religion, a trickster is a god, goddess, spirit …

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  • 10 Trickster — Trịcks|ter 〈m. 3〉 mythologisches Wesen, das einen betrügerischen Charakter besitzt u. in Volkserzählungen vor allem als schelmischer Geist erscheint * * * Trịckster   [englisch, eigentlich »Gauner«, »Schwindler«] der, s/ , Religionsgeschichte:… …

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  • 11 trickster — trick|ster [ˈtrıkstə US ər] n someone who deceives or cheats people confidence trickster BrE ▪ a slick, fast talking confidence trickster …

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  • 12 trickster — noun (C) someone who deceives or cheats people: confidence trickster: a slick, fast talking confidence trickster tricky / trIki/ adjective 1 a tricky job is difficult to do because it is complicated and needs great care: Finding the electrical… …

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  • 13 trickster — UK [ˈtrɪkstə(r)] / US [ˈtrɪkstər] noun [countable] Word forms trickster : singular trickster plural tricksters someone who uses dishonest methods to get what they want …

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  • 14 trickster — noun Trickster is used after these nouns: ↑confidence …

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  • 15 Trickster — Tricks|ter der; s, <aus engl. trickster, eigtl. »der Listenreiche«, zu trick, vgl. ↑Trick> mythisches Wesen von zwiespältigem, widerspruchsvollem Charakter, das in Volkserzählungen vor allem als lügen u. listenreicher Geist erscheint …

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  • 16 trickster — [[t]trɪ̱kstə(r)[/t]] tricksters N COUNT A trickster is a person who deceives or cheats people, often in order to get money from them. [INFORMAL] …

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  • 17 trickster — noun Date: 1711 one who tricks: as a. a dishonest person who defrauds others by trickery b. a person (as a stage magician) skilled in the use of tricks and illusion c. a cunning or deceptive character appearing in various forms in the folklore of …

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  • 18 trickster — trickstering, n. /trik steuhr/, n. 1. a deceiver; cheat; fraud. 2. a person who plays tricks. 3. a supernatural figure appearing in various guises and typically engaging in mischievous activities, important in the folklore and mythology of many… …

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  • 19 trickster — noun a) A mythological figure responsible for teaching others through the use of guile and treason. b) One who performs a trick. See Also: trick …

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  • 20 trickster — Synonyms and related words: Artful Dodger, Philadelphia lawyer, Yankee horse trader, charmer, cheat, cheater, con man, conjurer, crafty rascal, defrauder, diddler, dodger, double dealer, escamoteur, flimflammer, fox, glib tongue, gyp artist,… …

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