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connivance

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of connivance

  1. a secret agreement or cooperation between two parties for an illegal or dishonest purpose <was able to sneak out at night with the connivance of a camp counselor> Synonyms complicity, collusion, conspiracyRelated Words chicanery, foul play, skulduggery (or skullduggery); double-dealing, duplicity; cover-up, frame-up, setup; conspiration, intrigue, plot, scheme





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