Definition of 'deceitful'
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You are also deceitful, dishonest and manipulative. The Sun (2011)A perpetrator often is deceitful and manipulative. Christianity Today (2000)A woman is sent to prison thanks to the scheming of her deceitful husband. The Sun (2010)When he was supposed to be drying out he was very cunning and deceitful, as alcoholics often are. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Hospital records show she continued to be vain and deceitful, having clothes and make-up smuggled in. The Sun (2011)It is difficult to imagine a more cunning, deceitful or warped course of conduct than yours in this case, or a more malicious one. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. deceitful is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'deceitful'
British English: deceitful ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone is deceitful, you mean that they behave in a dishonest way by making other people believe something that is not true.
The ambassador called the report deceitful and misleading.
Definition of deceitful from the Collins English Dictionary
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