Pronunciation: (trik'stur), [key]
1. a deceiver; cheat; fraud.
2. a person who plays tricks.
3. a supernatural figure appearing in various guises and typically engaging in mischievous activities, important in the folklore and mythology of many primitive peoples and usually conceived as a culture hero.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.