HyperDic: dissembler

English > 1 sense of the word dissembler:
NOUNperson dissembler, hypocrite, dissimulator, phony, phoney, pretendera person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
English > dissembler: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives.
Synonymshypocrite, dissimulator, phony, phoney, pretender
NarrowerTartuffe, TartufeA hypocrite who pretends to religious piety (after the protagonist in a play by Moliere)
smoothie, smoothy, sweet talker, charmersomeone with an assured and ingratiating manner
whited sepulcher, whited sepulchreA person who is inwardly evil but outwardly professes to be virtuous
Broaderdeceiver, cheat, cheater, trickster, beguiler, slickersomeone who leads you to believe something that is not true
Spanishcamandulero, comediante, embustero, falso, fariseo, farsante, hipócrita, impostor, mentiroso, santurrón, tartufo
Catalancolltort, fariseu, hipòcrita
Verbsdissemblemake believe with the intent to deceive / deceive

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