Jiggery-pokery meaning

jĭgə-rē-pōkə-rē
Underhand scheming or behavior.
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(chiefly brit., informal) Trickery or deception; hanky-panky.
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An ambiguous reference to sexual intercourse.
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Origin of jiggery-pokery

  • Alteration of joukery-pawkery from Scots jouk to dodge (probably from duck) Scots pawk trick

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition