Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A plot subordinate to another plot, as in a play or a novel.
  • noun An underhand scheme; a trick.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A series of events in a play, proceeding collaterally with the main story, and subservient to it.
  • noun A clandestine scheme; a trick.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A subplot; a plot that is not the main plot of a story.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

under- +‎ plot

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