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Smoke Screen

  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

A smoke screen is something intended to confuse, obscure, or mislead others. In the original sense, a smoke screen is a dense mass of smoke used to conceal operations or movement from an opponent, traditionally from a military enemy force. The ...

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