Synonyms and Antonyms of ploy
1 a clever often underhanded means to achieve an end asking me to take her shopping turned out to be a ploy to get me to the surprise party Synonyms of ploy artifice, device, dodge, fetch, flimflam, gambit, gimmick, jig, juggle, knack, play, trick, scheme, shenanigan, sleight, stratagem, wileWords Related to ploy bluff, end run, feint; cheating, chicanery, cozenage, craft, crookery, cunning, deception, dupery, duplicity, fakery, jugglery, legerdemain, skulduggery (or skullduggery), subterfuge, swindling, trickery; fraud, gaff, hoax, sham, swindle; blind, front, smoke screen
2 a time or instance of carefree fun wanted one grand ploy through Europe before settling down and raising a family Synonyms of ploy binge, frisk, frolic, gambol, idyll (also idyl), lark, fling, revel, rollick, romp, spreeWords Related to ploy caper, escapade, prank; bender, brannigan, bum, bust, carouse, souse, splore [Scottish], toot; antic, monkeyshine(s), shenanigan(s); field day; festivity, merriment, merrymaking; enjoyment, indulgence, pleasure, self-indulgence; amusement, diversion, entertainment, recreation
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