Sleight-of-hand



noun
1.
skill in feats requiring quick and clever movements of the hands, especially for entertainment or deception, as jugglery, card or coin magic, etc.; legerdemain.
2.
the performance of such feats.
3.
a feat of legerdemain.
4.
skill in deception.
sleight of hand
noun
1.
manual dexterity used in performing conjuring tricks
2.
the performance of such tricks
sleight of hand
Trickery, deviousness, as in By some sleight of hand they managed to overlook all bonuses. This term alludes to the performance of magic tricks with the hands. Its figurative use dates from about 1700.

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