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Meaning of DECEIVER

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\De*ceiv"er\, n.
One who deceives; one who leads into error; a cheat; an

      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

Thesaurus Terms
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