Meaning of palace intrigue in English:

palace intrigue


mass noun
  • Secret schemes and power struggles within a powerful group or organization.

    ‘another day, another bit of palace intrigue in the White House’
    • ‘what spy tale would be complete without some palace intrigue?’
    • ‘There is undoubtedly more palace intrigue to come.’
    • ‘The government was too busy with palace intrigue to heed events in the countryside.’
    • ‘The book is not all complex statecraft and convoluted palace intrigue.’
    • ‘She laughs off the rumors as typical palace intrigue.’
    • ‘On top of this, tales of palace intrigue are emerging fast and furious.’
    • ‘The first hints of palace intrigue came last year.’
    • ‘The picture he paints is one of power and palace intrigue, backstabbing and bold victories.’
    • ‘Due to palace intrigue, he was thrown out.’
    • ‘The report describes palace intrigue between the current athletic director and his predecessor.’
    • ‘New tales of palace intrigue could easily swamp a message of progress.’
    plotting, planning, conspiracy, collusion, conniving, scheming, machination, palace intrigue, trickery, sharp practice, double-dealing, unscrupulousness, underhandedness, deviousness, subterfuge