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Definition of trick adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1intended to trick someone It was a trick question (= one to which the answer seems easy but actually is not). It's all done using trick photography (= photography that uses clever techniques to show things that do not actually exist or are impossible).
  2. 2(of part of the body) weak and not working well a trick knee
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