Translation of "ploy" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /plɔɪ/ us

something that is done or said in order to get an advantage, often dishonestly

treta, estratagema
There are various ploys we can use if necessary.
He only said he had a meeting as a ploy to get her to leave.

(Translation of “ploy” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ploi/

a plan; a manoeuvre/maneuver

truco, estratagema
She uses various ploys for getting her own way.

a piece of business; a little task

The children were off on some ploy of their own.

(Translation of “ploy” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)