1. reckless or malicious behavior that causes discomfort or annoyance in others

Similar word(s): devilment, devilry, deviltry, mischief, mischievousness, rascality, roguery, roguishness

Definition categories: act, misbehavior, misdeed

2. the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)

Similar word(s): chicane, chicanery, guile, trickery, wile

Definition categories: act, deceit, deception, dissembling, dissimulation

Sentences with shenanigan as a noun:

- I spotted his next shenanigan — saw it coming — and so avoided being fooled.