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Meaning of DECEIVER

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
 

DECEIVER is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: beguiler, cheat, cheater, slicker, trickster
 
 See Also: betrayer, bluffer, charlatan, chiseler, chiseller, counterfeiter, decoy, dissembler, dodger, double-crosser, double-dealer, fake, faker, falsifier, figurehead, finagler, forger, fortune hunter, four-flusher, fox, fraud, front, front man, gouger, hypocrite, imitator, impersonator, imposter, impostor, liar, misleader, mountebank, nominal head, obscurantist, offender, phoney, phony, pretender, prevaricator, pseud, pseudo, role player, sandbagger, scammer, sham, shammer, sharper, sharpie, sharpy, slyboots, steerer, straw man, swindler, traitor, two-timer, utterer, wangler, wrongdoer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*ceiv"er\, n.
One who deceives; one who leads into error; a cheat; an
impostor.

      The deceived and the deceiver are his.   --Job xii. 16.

Syn: {Deceiver}, {Impostor}.

Usage: A deceiver operates by stealth and in private upon
       individuals; an impostor practices his arts on the
       community at large. The one succeeds by artful
       falsehoods, the other by bold assumption. The
       faithless friend and the fickle lover are deceivers;
       the false prophet and the pretended prince are
       impostors.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: actor, affecter, bad person, betrayer, convict, criminal, crook, debaucher, defiler, delinquent, desperado, desperate criminal, despoiler, double-dealer, evildoer, fake, felon, fraud, fugitive, gallows bird, gangster, gaolbird, hollow man, jailbird, Judas, lawbreaker, malefactor, malevolent, malfeasant, malfeasor, man of straw, mannerist, misfeasor, mobster, outlaw, paper tiger, performer, phony, playactor, pretender, public enemy, quisling, racketeer, raper, rapist, ravager, ravisher, scofflaw, scoundrel, seducer, sinner, straw man, swindler, thief, thug, traitor, transgressor, two-timer, villain, violator, worker of ill, wrongdoer
 

 

 

 

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