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Noun trickster has 3 senses
- prankster, cut-up, trickster, tricker, hoaxer, practical joker - someone who plays practical jokes on others
--1 is a kind of troublemaker, trouble maker, troubler, mischief-maker, bad hat
- deceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slicker - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
--2 is a kind of wrongdoer, offender
--2 has particulars:
| ||bluffer, four-flusher; swindler, chiseller, chiseler, gouger, scammer, grifter, sharper, sharpie, sharpy; decoy, steerer; dodger, fox, slyboots; double-crosser, double-dealer, two-timer, betrayer, traitor; falsifier; finagler, wangler; forger, counterfeiter; fortune hunter; front man, front, figurehead, nominal head, straw man, strawman; hypocrite, dissembler, phony, phoney, pretender; impersonator, imitator; imposter, impostor, pretender, fake, faker, fraud, sham, shammer, pseudo, pseud, role player; liar, prevaricator; misleader; mountebank, charlatan; obscurantist; sandbagger; two-timer; utterer|
- trickster - a mischevous supernatural being found in the folklore of many primitive people; sometimes distinguished by prodigious biological drives and exaggerated bodily parts
--3 is a kind of spiritual being, supernatural being