Learn English Grammar From A–Z
1chanchullos masculine informaltejemanejes masculine informal
- But this bit of scientific jiggery-pokery leaves my mind in an even more boggled state than usual.
- However, they only managed to conjure this up by jiggery-pokery.
- Why does that require ‘work’, unless there's some jiggery-pokery going on to ensure that the chart doesn't actually reflect the real numbers?
- You're saying there's some jiggery-pokery involved?
- Human contacts increasingly are not human at all, but electronic jiggery-pokery - even voices are made redundant by text and e-mail.
- How long can I do this sort of jiggery-pokery?
- There's more technical jiggery-pokery in his next movie, a cartoon/live action version of the old Looney Tunes cartoons.
- First Saskia admitted sleeping with Maxwell, and now Makosi and Anthony have been getting up to some suspect jiggery-pokery in the pool.
- It was a mark of the Scottish Executive's desperation to get off the Holyrood hook that the First Minister had to rely on fiscal jiggery-pokery.
- It is sad that the taint of financial jiggery-pokery should besmirch Salmond's image as he leaves office, and very unfair.
- Underscoring their eccentricity and quirky jiggery-pokery is an ability to crack out a memorable pop melody.
- Sceptics, and there are always a few, suspect a bit of jiggery-pokery and claim that nothing is ever quite what it seems.
- With a bit of digital jiggery-pokery on the laptop I was able to turn the interviews into a half decent radio package.
- But here we're making predictions based on certain assumptions, just like Gartner is, and using similar mathematical jiggery-pokery.
- With the clarity of hindsight, this sort of jiggery-pokery now seems worryingly typical of WorldCom's way of doing business.
- So we headed into nearby Soho for some late-night jiggery-pokery.
- It isn't that spacious inside but, with a bit of jiggery-pokery I was able to fit a pushbike in the boot with the rear seats folded down.
- Despite such digital jiggery-pokery, Deupree and Willits don't let their software get the better of them.
- It's a cover of ‘Diamonds Are Forever’, with some sort of gritty electro jiggery-pokery.
- Therefore there was all this jiggery-pokery so that no one actually had to consider whether he had broken the law.