Synonyms of ruse in English:

ruse


See definition of ruse

noun

1‘a ruse to throw would-be pursuers off the scent’

SYNONYMS

ploy, stratagem, tactic, move, device, scheme, trick, gambit, cunning plan, manoeuvre, contrivance, expedient, dodge, subterfuge, machination, game, wile, smokescreen, red herring, blind

the oldest trick in the book

British informal wheeze

archaic shift