Synonyms for (adjective) deceitful

Synonyms: duplicitous, double-dealing, double-faced, double-tongued, deceitful, ambidextrous, Janus-faced, two-faced

Definition: marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another

Usage: she was a deceitful scheming little thing- Israel Zangwill; a double-dealing double agent; a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer- W.M.Thackeray

Similar words: dishonest, dishonorable

Definition: deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive


Synonyms: deceitful, fallacious, fraudulent

Definition: intended to deceive

Usage: deceitful advertising; fallacious testimony; smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice - S.T.Coleridge; a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes

Similar words: dishonest, dishonorable

Definition: deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive