HyperDic: deceitful

English > 2 senses of the word deceitful:
ADJECTIVEalldeceitful, fallacious, fraudulentintended to deceive
alldeceitful, ambidextrous, double-dealing, duplicitous, Janus-faced, two-faced, double-faced, double-tonguedmarked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
deceitful > pronunciation
Soundsdahsiy'tfahl; dihsiy'tfahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > deceitful: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIntended to deceive.
Examples
  • "deceitful advertising"
  • "smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice"- S.T.Coleridge
Synonymsfallacious, fraudulent
Broaderdishonest, dishonorabledeceptive or fraudulent
Spanishengañoso, falso, fraudulento
Catalanenganyós, fals, fraudulent
Nounsdeceitfulnessthe quality of being crafty
English > deceitful: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmarked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another.
Example"she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill
Synonymsambidextrous, double-dealing, duplicitous, Janus-faced, two-faced, double-faced, double-tongued
Broaderdishonest, dishonorabledeceptive or fraudulent
Spanishfalso
Nounsdeceitfulnessthe quality of being crafty
Adverbsdeceitfullyin a corrupt and deceitful manner

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