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 Dictionary entry overview: What does subterfuge mean? 

  The noun SUBTERFUGE has 1 sense:

1. something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity

  Familiarity information: SUBTERFUGE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


subterfuge; blind

Context examples:

he wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge / the holding company was just a blind

Hypernyms ("subterfuge" is a kind of...):

deceit; deception; misrepresentation (a misleading falsehood)

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