Definition of deceitful adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɪˈsiːtfl//
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈsiːtfl//
(formal) Dishonest
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behaving in a dishonest way by telling lies and making people believe things that are not true synonym dishonest The government were accused of being hypocritical and deceitful. See related entries: DishonestWord Familydeceive verbdeceit noundeceitful adjectivedeception noundeceptive adjective
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: deceitful