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Deceitful

Pronunciation of Deceitful
/dɪsˈiːtfə͡l/, /dɪsˈiːtfə‍l/, /d_ɪ_s_ˈiː_t_f_əl/

Antonyms for deceitful:

just, ingenuous, honest, upright, naive, reliable, genuine, sincere, truthful, direct, honorable, trustworthy, real, forthright, solid.

Synonyms for deceitful:

Janus-faced

janus-faced.

Sense 1

machiavellian, unprincipled, slippery, tricksy, unfaithful, faithless, unworthy, grubby, shonky, lowdown, light-fingered, disreputable, fast-talking, fly-by-night, foxy, unreliable, wily, sleazy, thieving, conniving, venal, evasive, shifty, corruptible.

Sense 2

lousy, dubious, tricky, cunning, lying, artful, tortuous, spitball, mendacious, funny.

Sense 3

dodgy, manipulative, shabby.

Sense 4

bent.

Sense 5

clever.

Sense 10

low.

Sense 15

sharp.

crafty

sly.

double dealing

Double dealing.

insincere

disingenuous.

joking

Fooling.

shifty

pettifogging.

tricky

sneaky, loaded.

vicious

mean.

Other synonyms and related words:

loaded, unreal, unprincipled, unprofitable, null, delusive, yellow, impious, Defrauding, useless, foxy, thieving, tricky, venal, faithless, low, untrue, evasive, inconstant, shabby, unavailing, bootless, dodgy, sneaky, Double dealing, misleading, fallacious, lowdown, unsubstantial, machiavellian, mean, delusory, tricksy, shifty, duplicitous, double-tongued, disingenuous, unreliable, artful, ineffectual, Trustless, conniving, tortuous, unsound, pettifogging, untruthful, clever, unfaithful, janus-faced, specious, abortive, lying, beguiling, mendacious, trivial, cunning, sharp, sly, bent, manipulative, two-faced, ambidextrous, funny, slippery, wily, baseless, disreputable.

all (adjective)

fraudulent, fallacious.

cowardly (adjective)

yellow.

crooked (adjective)

Double dealing.

deceptive (adjective)

duplicitous, delusory.

dishonest (adjective)

traitorous, dishonest, double-faced, untrue, crafty, lying, tricky, treacherous, underhanded, cunning, crooked, hypocritical, dishonorable, cheating, deceptive, untruthful, felonious, Prevaricating, insincere, turncoat, unscrupulous, untrustworthy, corrupt, fraudulent, devious, Deceiving, immoral.

dishonest, insincere (adjective)

false, mendacious, shifty, sly, duplicitous, underhanded, untrustworthy, counterfeit, sneaky, misleading, deceptive, wily, tricky, Deceiving, crafty, delusory, cunning, fraudulent, disingenuous, treacherous, fallacious, foxy, untruthful, two-faced, delusive, artful, lying, beguiling, hypocritical.

false (adjective)

phony, dishonest, Deluding, false, bogus, fictional, fraudulent, deceptive, crooked, untrue, Truthless, counterfeit.

irreligious (adjective)

impious.

mendacious (adjective)

mendacious.

pretentious (adjective)

imitation, fake, counterfeit, ersatz, Impersonating, facade, stiff, affected, histrionic, imposture, fraudulent, la-di-da, showy, mock, studied, posing, overdone, pretentious, synthetic, false, Masquerading, ostentatious, stilted, stagy, forced, artificial, mannered, theatrical, bogus, unnatural, forged.

secret (adjective)

underhanded.

unreliable (adjective)

Trustless.

untruthful (adjective)

untruthful.

Sense 1 (noun)

unprincipled, dubious.

deceitful (noun)

double-tongued, fraudulent, duplicitous, dishonest, Double dealing, dishonorable, janus-faced, ambidextrous, fallacious, two-faced, double-faced.

Usage examples for deceitful:

  • Miserable, wretched, deceitful, frightened as I am I could tell her- tell her all.... - "The Firing Line", Robert W. Chambers.
  • He also labors to prove him deceitful and a liar. - "Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave, Written by Himself", Henry Bibb.

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