Home Dee Dee Word of the Day – Dec. 20 – Subterfuge Dee Dee Word of the Day – Dec. 20 – Subterfuge By Denise Dupra - December 20, 2011 101 Noun: Subterfuge (SUB-ter-fyooj) Definition: 1. Deception by artifice or stratagem in order to conceal, escape, or evade. 2. A deceptive device or stratagem. Sample sentence: They obtained the documents through subterfuge.