Definitions for two-faced

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

two′-faced`(adj.)

  1. having two faces.

  2. deceitful or hypocritical.

Origin of two-faced:

1610–20

two′-fac`ed•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

  2. Janus-faced, two-faced(adj)

    having two faces--one looking to the future and one to the past

    "Janus the two-faced god"

Wiktionary

  1. two-faced(Adjective)

    having two faces or plane surfaces

  2. two-faced(Adjective)

    deceitful, hypocritical or duplicitous


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

two-faced(adjective)

decitful

a two-faced person.

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