Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 07/07/20 Skulduggery

Skulduggery (noun)
skulduggery [ skuhl-duhg-uh-ree ]


noun, plural skul·dug·ger·ies.
1. dishonorable proceedings; mean dishonesty or trickery: bribery, graft, and other such skulduggery.
2. an instance of dishonest or deceitful behavior; trick.

Also skull·dug·ger·y. Sometimes scul·dug·ger·y, scull·dug·ger·y.


Origin: 1705–15, Americanism; variant of sculduddery, orig. Scots: fornication, obscenity < ?

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