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Definition of deceitful adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    deceitful

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//dɪˈsitfl//
     
     
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  1. 1behaving in a dishonest way by telling lies and making people believe things that are not true synonym dishonest
  2. 2 The government was accused of being hypocritical and deceitful.
  3. Word Familydeceive verbdeceit noundeceitful adjectivedeception noundeceptive adjective
deceitfully
 
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NAmE//dɪˈsitfəli//
 
adverb
deceitfulness
 
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noun [uncountable]
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: deceitful