1. [ noun ] a maneuver in a game or conversation
Synonyms: stratagem ploy
Related terms: maneuver
2. [ noun ] an opening remark intended to secure an advantage for the speaker
Synonyms: ploy
Related terms: remark
3. [ noun ] (chess,games) a chess move early in the game in which the player sacrifices minor pieces in order to obtain an advantageous position
Related terms: chess_move