An action or maneuver intended to outwit or disconcert another person
Deceit is defined as the act of being dishonest using a trick or telling a lie.
The definition of a device is a tool or technique used to do a task.
The definition of a trick is a prank or a joke.
An instance of actions and/or schemes fabricated to mislead and/or delude someone into errantly believing a lie or inaccuracy.
A clever or resourceful device, plan, etc.
A military attack or maneuver that is meant to divert attention away from a planned point of attack.
A significant feature that is obscured, misrepresented, or not readily evident; a catch.
The definition of a hoax is a deception, intended to trick or mislead.
A series of aircraft movements executed by the pilot according to a specific pattern, as a roll, a loop, etc.
(Rhetoric) An artful deviation from the ordinary arrangement of words.
The spiral course of the rifling of a gun barrel or a cannon.
A disarming or seductive manner, device, or procedure:
The definition of a jig is an energetic folk dance, or a template used with a saw for woodworking.
A deceptive stratagem or device:
The act or an instance of swindling or cheating; a deception.
An indirect, usually cunning means of gaining an end
(Countable, singular and plural) An instrument or condition for attaining a purpose.
Find another word for ruse. In this page you can discover 24 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ruse, like: artifice, stratagem, ploy, deceit, device, trick, deception, dodge, feint, fraud and gimmick.