verb (used without object), coun·ter·plot·ted, coun·ter·plot·ting.
verb (used with object), coun·ter·plot·ted, coun·ter·plot·ting.
Examples from the Web for counterplot
"We shall have a game of plot and counterplot before this ends, my man," he muttered.Fort Lafayette or, Love and Secession|Benjamin Wood
She was warned in time, and thereupon hatched a counterplot for his destruction.The Beautiful White Devil|Guy Boothby
But you are entirely in the dark as to the purport of all this plot and counterplot?A Traitor's Wooing|Headon Hill
The king is only, or he appears, tricksy because you compel him to wind and counterplot.Vittoria, Complete|George Meredith
It was as though nature had stopped her orchestra in disgust at the plot and counterplot brewing on her darkened stage.The Crime Doctor|Ernest William Hornung