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請問jiggery-pokery是什麼意思?

請問jiggery-pokery是什麼意思?

jigger和poker這兩個字我都查的到,可是就不知道jiggery-pokery是什麼意思。

我是從一個英國劇看到的(英文字幕),句子是:The art of jiggery-pokery。

直接在網路上搜尋jiggery-pokery有這個字,所以應該不是錯字。

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  • 1 0 年前
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    jiggery-pokery - 欺騙、騙局的意思,

    jiggery-pokery [ˈdʒɪgərɪˈpəʊkərɪ]

    n

    Informal chiefly Brit dishonest or deceitful behaviour or business; trickery

    [from Scottish dialect joukery-pawkery]

    Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 6th Edition 2003. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003

    jiggery-pokery

    subterfuge or devious and underhanded behavior; low cunning.

    See also: Cunning

    -Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

    但Jiggery Pokery是個兩個年輕的藝術家組成的藝術團體,他們不想局限自己的藝術創作,詳聞請參閱下面的網址:

    http://www.dontpaniconline.com/magazine/original/j...

    Jiggery Pokery are a duo of young artists who don’t confine themselves to one kind of art but cover a multitude of techniques, stamping their own unique style on each one. They use found objects often from charity shops to create anything from window displays to performance art to posters for Don't Panic. Here are some of our Jiggery Pokery favourites . . .

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    6 年前

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  • 1 0 年前

    dishonest behaviour 欺騙行為;騙局;搗鬼

    If you describe behaviour as jiggery-pokery, you mean that it involves tricking people or being dishonest.

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    you can also check the following website,

    http://www.thefreedictionary.com/jiggery-pokery

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