ruse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old French ruse (evasive movements of a pursued animal), with conflicting Latin origins.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ruse (plural ruses)

  1. a trick
  2. guile

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Danish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ruːsə/, [ˈʁoːsə]

Noun[edit]

ruse c (singular definite rusen, plural indefinite ruser)

  1. fish-trap

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rusa (Russian) +‎ -e (adverbial suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ruse

  1. in the Russian language
  2. in the manner of a Russian person

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ruser.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ruse f (plural ruses)

  1. (uncountable) cunning, guile
  2. ruse, trick

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

ruse (present tense ruser; past tense ruste; past participle rust)

  1. To rev an engine
  2. (reflexive) To use illegal drugs

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ruse f (oblique plural ruses, nominative singular ruse, nominative plural ruses)

  1. evasive movements of a pursued animal
  2. (by extension) trickery
  3. (by extension) dream; daydream; fantasy
  4. (by extension) lie; untruth

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