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Definitions of chicane:
  • noun:   a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes place before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file
  • noun:   a bridge hand that is void of trumps
  • noun:   the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them)
  • verb:   raise trivial objections
  • verb:   defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit

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