deceitful
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /dɪˈsiːtfʊl/, /-fl̩/
Adjective

deceitful

  1. Deliberately misleading or cheating.
    • circa 1590 William Shakespeare, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, [Act II, scene vii]:
      All theſe are ſeruants to deceitfull men.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, Proverbs 27:6 ↗:
      Faithfull are the woundes of a friend : but the kiſſes of an enemy are deceitfull.
  2. deceptive, two-faced
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