verb (used without object), coun·ter·plot·ted, coun·ter·plot·ting.
verb (used with object), coun·ter·plot·ted, coun·ter·plot·ting.
Origin of counterplot
Related Words for counterplotplot, sedition, scheme, treason, outwit, thwart, blank, league, fix, cabal, trickery, hookup, frame, practice, connivance, intrigue, trick, game, perfidy, disloyalty
Examples from the Web for counterplot
Historical Examples of counterplot
The story of each year, with its plot and counterplot, I have told elsewhere.Canada: the Empire of the North
Agnes C. Laut
The king is only, or he appears, tricksy because you compel him to wind and counterplot.Vittoria, Complete
But the waters were seething now, stirred to their very lees by plot and counterplot.The Secret Witness
It was evident that I had been plunged into the center of intrigue, plot and counterplot.Blindfolded
Earle Ashley Walcott
She was warned in time, and thereupon hatched a counterplot for his destruction.The Beautiful White Devil