Fandom

Harry Potter Wiki

Jiggery Pokery

Redirected from Jiggery pokery

14,589pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk12 Share

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.


"Jiggery pokery! Hocus pocus...squiggly wiggly..."
Harry Potter frightens Dudley Dursley in 1992[src]

Jiggery Pokery was one of three spells that Harry Potter uttered the incantations of to scare off his Muggle cousin, Dudley Dursley, in 1992. He claimed that they could set a hedge on fire.

Etymology

Jiggery-pokery is a British term meaning "underhand or deceitful behaviour".

Behind the scenes

  • While Harry seemed to be merely making up nonsense spells, the appearance of the spell in the title Jiggery Pokery and Hocus Pocus, described as containing "mischief-making spells," suggests that it could in fact be a real spell.[1]

Appearances

Notes and references

Also on Fandom

Random Wiki