It neatly combines a gift for melodrama, a taste for dirty tricks, a powerful imagination and an important objective.
Today's Internet, both more labyrinthian and better organized, offers a far greater wealth of dirty tricks.
Their fight involved propaganda, surveillance, and a plethora of dirty tricks.
: the Senate Watergate Committee's chief ''dirty tricks'' investigatornoun phrase
Dishonest or underhanded practices, esp in politics; malicious tactics: make into federal crimes many ''dirty tricks'' in presidential and congressional elections/ Mr Clarke called the indictment ''one of the greatest political dirty tricks of all times''