Synonyms of ruse in English:

ruse


See US English definition of Ruse

See UK English definition of ruse

See Spanish definition of artimaña

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