Red herring synonyms
(Slang) Something that is unexpected or designed to trick or deceive:
A foolish, fruitless task or undertaking
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
Find another word for red herring. In this page you can discover 13 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for red herring, like: curve ball, distraction, distractor, diversion, diversionary tactic, false clue, false face, false trail, fool-s-errand, misleading clue and smoke-screen.