plotnoun [ C ]uk /plɒt/ us /plɑːt/
plot noun [ C ] (STORY)
- The movie's plot hinges on a case of mistaken identity.
- It takes a fair amount of concentration to follow the movie's labyrinthine plot.
- There are so many different strands to the plot that it's quite hard to follow.
- There's an unexpected twist in/to the plot towards the end of the movie.
- I enjoyed the movie, but I couldn't follow all the intricacies of the plot.
plot noun [ C ] (PLAN)
- a devilish plot
- They uncovered a plot to destabilize the government.
- The conspirators' plot failed because they made two fatal miscalculations.
- Guy Fawkes was executed for treason after he took part in a plot to blow up the British Parliament building.
- It was in August of 1978 that the Bolton brothers hatched their plot to kill their parents.