What does deceitful mean?

Definitions for deceitfuldɪˈsit fəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. 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

Wiktionary

  1. deceitful(Adjective)

    deliberately misleading or cheating

  2. deceitful(Adjective)

    deceptive in multiple ways

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deceitful(adj)

    full of, or characterized by, deceit; serving to mislead or insnare; trickish; fraudulent; cheating; insincere

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deceitful in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deceitful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Daleiden:

    No it was not clear. Was it deceitful? I don't know that.

  2. Aesop:

    Faithful are the wounds of a friend but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

  3. Book of Proverbs:

    Faithful are the wounds of a friend, but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful.

  4. Robert Green Ingersoll:

    Hope, deceitful as it is, serves at least to lead us to the end of our lives by an agreeable route.

  5. Ted Cruz:

    It is quite literally the most ridiculous theory I've ever heard, that telling the voters what Trump's actual record is is deceitful and lying.

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