a cunning or skillful act or scheme intended to deceive or outwit someone.
he's a double-dealer capable of any mean trick
a peculiar or characteristic habit or mannerism.
she had a trick of clipping off certain words and phrases
(in bridge, whist, and similar card games) a sequence of cards forming a single round of play. One card is laid down by each player, the highest card being the winner.
Next, the players play to tricks , with the winner of each trick replacing their card with their choice of one of two exposed cards and the loser receiving the other card.
a prostitute's client.
He was romancing his long-term girlfriend when he was arrested for getting oral sex from the $60-a-' trick ' prostitute.
a sailor's turn at the helm, usually lasting for two or four hours.
Indeed, one or two tricks up the mast were carried out by the senior ERA.