Definitions for deceitfuldɪˈsit fəl
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deceitful, fallacious, fraudulent(adj)
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(adj)
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
deliberately misleading or cheating
deceptive in multiple ways
full of, or characterized by, deceit; serving to mislead or insnare; trickish; fraudulent; cheating; insincere
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A truthful enemy is better than a deceitful friend.
No it was not clear. Was it deceitful? I don't know that.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.
Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.
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