A secret or devious plan; a plot:
Trickery or craft
A beguiling or coquettish trick
A personal inclination or eccentricity; a penchant or flaw:
A personal habit or mannerism
Any trick or scheme for achieving some purpose
The definition of a ploy is a scheme or cunning attempt to achieve a desired aim.
Any movement or procedure intended as a skillful or shrewd step toward some objective; stratagem; artifice; scheme
A trick or fraud, esp. one meant as a practical joke
An innovative stratagem or scheme employed especially to promote a project:
A piece of trickery; a trick.
The fact or state of being deceived.
Shenanigan is defined as mischief, trickery or naughty behavior.
Any plan, action, or device used to hide one's true objective, evade a difficult or unpleasant situation, etc.; stratagem; artifice
A clever or skillful trick or deception; an artifice or stratagem.
A device, often with metal surfaces, used as a guide for a tool or as a template
The act or instance of engaging in deception under an assumed name or identity.
Find another word for ruses. In this page you can discover 20 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ruses, like: schemes, artifices, wiles, twists, tricks, stratagems, ploys, maneuvers, hoaxes, gimmicks and frauds.