Red herring synonyms
(Slang) Something that is unexpected or designed to trick or deceive:
a first draft of a prospectus; must be clearly marked to indicate that parts may be changed in the final prospectus
a dried and smoked herring having a reddish color
A foolish, fruitless task or undertaking
Find another word for red herring. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for red herring, like: diversion, distraction, distractor, false clue, curve ball, diversionary tactic, false face, false trail, misleading clue, smoke-screen and preliminary prospectus.