Origin of ploy
OTHER WORDS FROM ploycoun·ter·ploy, noun
How to use ploy in a sentence
In between it is filled with show votes, political ploys and message events.
Which made me wonder whether there are other teams in the league that could be beaten primarily through psychological ploys.
This new power is not based in manipulative ploys intended to set white guilt afire.
They would be having the fine ploys while he was mewed up in Edinburgh.The House with the Green Shutters|George Douglas Brown
Many had been his perilous ploys, but never yet had he seen the inside of the prison.Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City|S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
Since then, pyramid schemes have evolved into intricate psychological ploys.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
Ye wad be gaein' playin' at pitch and toss or ither sic ploys wi' them.Robert Falconer|George MacDonald
I motioned Sweetheart to get behind me—which she did, eager to take a hand in one of "father's ploys."Sweethearts at Home|S. R. Crockett