English definition of “trick”
/trɪk/ noun [C]
DECEIVE › something you do to deceive or cheat someone, or to make someone look stupid as a joke: a trick question I wasn't really ill - it was just a trick. My little brother liked to play tricks on me (= do things to deceive me as a joke).
METHOD › an effective way of doing something: What's the trick to pulling out this sofa bed?
MAGIC › something that is done to entertain people and that seems to be magic: a card trick → See also hat trick