When you are selected to be on Intervention you are tricked out of necessity.
Horror movies and fake-o killer epidemics like swine flu are tricked out like real trouble with a capital T.
Some people call her fashion, you busy men, politics: it is all one—tricked out and artificial.
The Fire-fly is, as you know, tricked out like a Dutch lugger, masts—sails—all!
We have seen this virtue dressed in many a guise, tricked out in many a hue.
The earth is feminine, tricked out, as she is, with gems and flowers.
Many of its treasures, tricked out in modern verse, have been given to the world.
The rags with which he tricked out people were almost probable.
We prefer to see truth naked rather than tricked out in parti-coloured vestments; to clothe truth is to degrade it.
What ud I do if I ever saw you tricked out like that, Mrs. Prickett?
early 15c., "a cheat, a mean ruse," from Old North French trique "trick, deceit, treachery, cheating," from trikier "to deceive, to cheat," variant of Old French trichier, probably from Vulgar Latin *triccare, from Latin tricari "be evasive, shuffle," from tricæ "trifles, nonsense, a tangle of difficulties," of unknown origin.
Meaning "a roguish prank" is recorded from 1580s; sense of "the art of doing something" is first attested 1610s. Meaning "prostitute's client" is first attested 1915; earlier it was U.S. slang for "a robbery" (1865). Trick-or-treat is recorded from 1942.
1590s, from trick (v.). Related: Tricked; tricking. An earlier sense of "to dress, adorn" (c.1500) is perhaps a different word entirely.