See also: Ruse and rusé

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ruse ‎(plural ruses)

  1. A trick (action intended to deceive).
  2. Guile.

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Derived termsEdit

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AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ruːsə/, [ˈʁoːsə]

NounEdit

ruse c (singular definite rusen, plural indefinite ruser)

  1. fish-trap

InflectionEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ruse

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

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ruser.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ruse f ‎(plural ruses)

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

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NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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VerbEdit

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

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

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

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

DescendantsEdit


RomanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ruse f pl, n pl

  1. feminine plural of rus
  2. neuter plural of rus