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deceitful   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 dIˋsitfәl 〕

Pronunciation

〔 diˊsiːtful 〕


Overview of adj deceitful

The adj deceitful has 2 senses


  • deceitful, fallacious, fraudulent -- (intended to deceive; "deceitful advertising"; "fallacious testimony"; "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge; "a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes")

  • ambidextrous, deceitful, double-dealing, duplicitous, Janus-faced, two-faced, double-faced, double-tongued -- (marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another; "she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill; "a double-dealing double agent"; "a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray)