- an -shaped section of a track or course, as for motor racing or skiing, designed to slow down the racers
Origin of chicaneFrench ; from chicaner, to pettifog, quibble ; from Middle Low German schikken, to arrange, bring about
to use chicanery
- to trick
- to get by chicanery
verbchi·caned, chi·can·ing, chi·canes
To resort to tricks or subterfuges; use chicanery.
To trick; deceive.
- Games A bridge or whist hand without trumps.
Origin of chicaneFrench chicaner, from Old French, to quibble.
(third-person singular simple present chicanes, present participle chicaning, simple past and past participle chicaned)