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English definition of “jiggery-pokery”

jiggery-pokery

noun [U] uk   /ˌdʒɪɡ.ər.iˈpəʊ.kər.i/ us    /-ɚ.iˈpoʊ.kɚ-/ old-fashioned informal
secret or dishonest behaviourCheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
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